Teis De Greve is a digital designer, developer and researcher working in Rotterdam (NL) and Genk (BE). His work investigates our relationships with technology by breaking down and reconstructing everyday electronic artifacts, inspired by practices from hacker, maker and DIY cultures. Teis holds a masters degree in Interaction Design from LUCA School of Arts (BE), and is a PhD Candidate at the KU Leuven Associated Faculty of the Arts (BE), where he explores the involvement of non-experts in critical-speculative design practices.
The work of Teis has been exhibited internationally at Z33, Milan Design Week, Istanbul Design Biennial and Porto Design Biennial, amongst others. He is a visiting lecturer in Emerging Technologies and Digital Fabrication at the Product Design department of LUCA School of Arts, and has previously tutored workshops at Design Academy Eindhoven and Willem de Koning Academy. 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 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.