Teis De Greve is a digital designer, developer and researcher working in Rotterdam (NL) and Genk (BE). His work investigates our relationship with technology by breaking down and reconstructing everyday electronic artefacts, inspired by techniques from the hacker, maker and DIY cultures. Teis holds a masters degree in Interaction Design from LUCA School of Arts, Genk, where he is currently working on a PhD on smart cities, hacking and participatory design. He was selected as a laureate of Toegepast 21 in Z33 House for Contemporary Art in 2016, and awarded the Talent Development Grant of the Creative Industries Fund NL in 2018.
Teis previously worked as a research assistant at LUCA School of Arts, Campus of Visual Arts Ghent and at University College Ghent, and is a co-founder of Studio Kitsunya, a research studio working on self-initiated and commissioned projects in the fields of digital culture, architecture and urbanism.
Teis collaborated as designer and developer with Z33, LUCA School of Arts, UHasselt, Vooruit Arts Centre, Koehorst in’t Veld, The New Raw, SPORKEN and Eurocircuits, amongst others, on a wide variety of projects ranging from graphic design to microcontroller programming.