Gareth Damian Martin is a writer, artist and game designer.

He is the editor and creator of the videogames and architecture zine Heterotopias and for the past 5 years he has worked as a games critic, specialising in virtual architecture and games as cultural objects. His games criticism has appeared in Kill Screen, Eurogamer, and Edge Magazine.

His design work stretches across graphic, video, exhibition and interactive design. He was art director of Versions and The Meta, both published by KillScreen, and has produced cutting edge design for clients such as The Barbican, The London Philharmonic Orchestra, The Lego Company and New York’s Metropolitan Museum.

As a writer he has self-published procedural prose work including the parallel novellas of TH_READ and the infinite urban landscape of The Narrated City, and he is currently a PhD candidate at Royal Holloway, University of London.