Tom Abba is a specialist in narrative theory and practice, book design and digital technologies. He completed his PhD in interactive narrative in 2007, and teaches into BA Hons Drawing & Print.
Tom’s practice and research addresses the convergence of new and traditional storytelling platforms and media. He is a Director of Circumstance (wearecircumstance.com) and works with artists and writers to develop new forms for the book and for storytelling.
Tom maintains a research blog at www.tomabba.com/otherthings/ and is a member of the Play Research Group. He is a trustee of the Science Fiction Foundation (link: http://www.sf-foundation.org/).
Abba, T., Speakman, D., Gaiman, N. and Harkaway, N.
These Pages Fall Like Ash.
Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/28228
Abba, T. and Bjarnason, B.
This is Not a Book.
Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/28227
Digital archiving.Convergence: the International Journal of Research in to New Media Technologies, 18 (2).
Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/16480
Hybrid stories: examining the future of transmedia narrative.Science Fiction Film and Television, 2 (1).
Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/7812
As we might watch: what might arise from reconsidering the concept of interactive film?Journal of Media Practice, 9 (1).
Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/7815
Crofts, C., Abba, T., Hadzi, A. and Mapplebeck, V.
The (mal)content generation: media practice in the digital environment.
Practice Section Panel at MeCCSA 2008, University of Cardiff, 9th-11th January 2008.
Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/12554
Abba, T. and Grain, H.
Internet site: http://www.dshed.net/meigeist.
Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/7825