With a current research focus on the influence of digital culture on urban space and performance and visual art spaces, Lawrence Wallen has had a long and successful academic career, and is currently Head of the School of Design at the University of Technology Sydney.

The co-editor of many publications, including the trilogy of books: Space and Desire, Space and Truth, and Space and Power, Wallen is also a successful artist in his own right, with recent projects included at the art gallery Le Logge in Assisi, Italy, and a solo photo-media/video installation included in the Carlton Project Space, Sydney.

Image: Repetitive Systems, 2008/09. Courtesy of the artist