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Tom O’Dea

Research Fellow

Tom O’Dea is a CONNECT  Investigator and Assistant Lecturer in Sculpture and Expanded practice at the National College of Art and Design.

His research is focused on finding ways to understand how computation impacts upon our ways of acting and being the world. In particular, he is interested in the ways that different forms of knowledge interact in increasingly computational societies.

He completed his art practice-based PhD, ‘Unrepresentable: Technological Futures, Art and The Ontological Singularity” at CONNECT. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from University College Dublin and a masters degree in Digital Media from the Huston School of Film & Digital Media, NUIG. Before joining CONNECT he was a researcher at the Arts Technology Research Lab in Trinity.

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