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Professor of Digital Arts and Media Activism. Formally Dean of Graduate School, Chelsea, Camberwell and Wimbledon Colleges of Art, University of the Arts London. Artist and curator with a strong background in institutional leadership, innovation and research.

* Has Initiated and organised and curates large-scale Media Art festivals, exhibitions in the UK and the Netherlands. Collectively these events have made a significant contribution to European Media Arts and media arts research in Higher Education.

* Has facilitated significant changes to a number of institutions of Higher Education through strong national and international networks and partnerships in the arts, education and the creative and cultural industries.

* His Research career includes extensive output of publications, curated exhibitions/events and public lectures with which to contribute to strategic agendas for institutional innovation.

• Has experience as senior manager and researcher at two major Universities - leading teams of creative educators to innovate and deliver high quality outputs.

Journal Articles


  • Garcia, D., 2007. (Un)Common Ground - Creative Encounters across Sectors and Disciplines. The Netherlands: BIS.



  • Garcia, D., 2016. “Media Acts”: The Trickster, the Prankster, the Hoax and the Hack. In: Fiction as Method 17 October 2015 Goldsmiths, University of London.



Invited Lectures

  • Art and the politics of the on-line data base, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 19 Jun 2018 more

External Responsibilities

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