Chris Sams is an Associate Lecturer for BA (Hons) Contemporary Media Cultures at London College of Communication.
Chris studied Fine Art at Chelsea College of Arts specialising in film-making, and completed an MSc in Human-Computer Interaction at South Bank University, specialising in interface design and technical authorship. He has used these skills to work in information management and marketing for software houses in London and also worked as a film researcher and film editor in a number of places including the BBC.
Chris has taught a broad range of subjects including media and cultural studies, documentary film-making, fine art, animation, journalism and social sciences. His special areas of interest include: digital interactive media and, currently, aspects of psychogeography and film.
Chris's work has been exhibited in various venues including the ICA, the South Bank Gallery and the Milch, working mostly in the area of performance and fine art. His monograph on the artist James Hutchinson was published by the University of Sunderland, to accompany his show at the Baltic Gallery Gateshead.
Chris is currently undertaking a number of film and walking projects centred on the East End of London with a collective called the Josef Konrad Group, who have recently shown at the Old Operating Theatre Museum, London.