Tomas Percival

Staff details

Position Lecturer in Research Architecture
Department Visual Cultures
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Tomas Percival

Tomas Percival is an artist and researcher. His work critically examines the intersections of space and security, with a particular interest in regimes of assessment, risk governance, prison infrastructures, criminal justice data, asylum administration, and forensic bordering. He holds an MFA from the University of California, Los Angeles, and has participated in residencies at the Jan van Eyck Academie and SOMA. Previously, he was a visiting fellow at the Institute of Political Science at Leiden University. He is a Lecturer in the Centre for Research Architecture.

Academic qualifications

  • PGCert Higher Education, Goldsmiths, University of London 2021
  • MFA Interdisciplinary Studio, University of California, Los Angeles 2017
  • BA Fine Art & History of Art, Goldsmiths, University of London 2011

Teaching and Supervision

Prior to Goldsmiths, Tomas taught at The Courtauld Institute of Art, UC Irvine, and UCLA.

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