Writings & Activities


Dekeyser, T. (2017) (Non-)communication. In Seiler, J. (ed) Collisions, New York: Jordan Seiler.

Dekeyser, T. and Garrett, B. (2017) Ethics does not equal lawArea, DOI: 10.1111/area.12411

Dekeyser, T. (2016) The gaps of architectural life: the affective politics of Gordon Matta-Clarks Conical IntersectTransactions of the Institute of British Geographers, DOI:10.1111/tran.12166. 

Dekeyser, T. (2015) Why artists installed 600 fake adverts at COP21, The Conversation, 7th December.

Dekeyser, T. (2015) Urban Constellations: Spaces of Cultural Regeneration in Post-Industrial Britain, by Zoë Thompson. Reviewed in: Social & Cultural Geography, DOI: 10.1080/14649365.2015.1072920.

Dekeyser, T. and Garrett, B. (2015) Last Breath: Unofficial pre-demolition celebrations. cultural geographies, DOI: 10.1177/1474474015597418.

Dekeyser, T. (2015) Celebrating the final moments of doomed buildings – in pictures, The Guardian, 28th July.

Conference Papers & sessions

Dekeyser, T. (2017) Concretisation and the affective affordance of outdoor advertising. Presented at RGS-IBG 2017 Annual Conference in session ‘Geography’s Technology: Conceptualising technology, technics and the technological’.

Dekeyser, T. (2017) The city subvertised: profanation and allure. Presented at University of Southampton Postgraduate Conference.

Dekeyser, T. (2016) Geographic methods meet video art: Glitches, time-images and the powers of the false. Presented at RGS-IBG 2016 Annual Conference in session ‘Beyond interdisciplinarity: Situating practice in the art-geography nexus’.

Chair & co-convenor of ‘Holey space: Alterior imaginations, urbanism, resistance and affect’ session at RGS-IBG 2016 Annual Conference.

Dekeyser, T. (2016) Distorting Urban Habits: Subvertising and the re-engineering of affect. Presented at AAG 2016 Annual Conference San Francisco in session ‘Critical Artscapes/Resilient Artists’.

Dekeyser, T. (2016) Last Breath. Presented at AAG 2016 Annual Conference San Francisco in session ‘Geocentric Work of Art: Creative Minds Doing Things Beyond Academic Boundaries’.

Dekeyser, T. (2016) Habit, affect and outdoor-advertising encounters. Presented at RGS-IBG Postgraduate Forum Newcastle in session ‘Affective Geographies’.

Participation & Organisation

August 2015 – Cities of Void. Organisation of Passengerfilms edition on the topic of post-apocalyptic space, including chairing a panel discussion with Paul Dobraszczyk (University of Manchester), Emma Fraser (University of Manchester) and Oliver Harrison (artist).

January 2015 – Reconfiguring Ruins: Materialities, Processes and Mediations; artist workshop organised by School of Advanced Study, Open University, Newcastle University, Sheffield University, New Bridge Project and the Museum of London Archaeology, funded by an AHRC ‘Care for the Future’ Developmental Award. (artist-researcher participation)

October 2014 – Cities Methodologies 2014; urban research exhibition organised by UCL Urban Lab. (artist-researcher participation)

Non-academic talks, panels and workshops

29th November 2017 (presentation/panel) What kind of advertising for a moderate and desirable world? – a response. European Economic and Social Committee – Sustainable Development Observatory 60th MeetingBrussels.

28th October 2017 (workshop) Grassroots Cultural activism. The Advocacy Academy. London.

22nd April 2017 (panel) Spaced out: Reclaiming the city. Take Back Control Youth. London.

15th March 2017 (panel) Street Cred: navigating the relationship between artists and brands. The Art Conference. London.

9th February 2017 (workshop) Advertising and collective struggles. European Ideas Lab – EU Greens Meet ChangemakersBrussels.


RGS Postgraduate Research Award, March 2016. £1250.

RCUK 3-year PhD scholarship, £14,553/annum.