Dr Tom Abba

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  • Qualifications:PhD
  • Position:Associate Head of Department: Research & Scholarship
  • Department:ACE - Art and Design
  • Telephone:+4411732 85821
  • Email:Tom.Abba@uwe.ac.uk
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About me

Tom Abba is a specialist in the convergence of narrative, books and future platforms for storytelling and design. A practicing artist since 1995, he has developed world-leading processes and techniques exploring interdependencies within digital and physical arts fields. From 2016, his digital storytelling practice formed the core of the AHRC funded Ambient Literature project. Tom was named in 2018 as one of The Booksellers '40 Most Disruptive Innovators in Publishing', and was the sole academic identified on the list. 

Area of expertise

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. ​



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