Stuart Nolan

Stuart Nolan

Research Magician

Stuart Nolan is a Magician in Residence at Pervasive Media Studio and The University of Bristol Computer Science Department where he has been developing friendly mind-reading robots. IdeoBird and OuijaBird were recently featured in the BBC Click Christmas Special and The Guardian. As a former NESTA Fellow in Applied Magic he is credited with bringing the study of deception out of the lab and into the everyday world. He combines his skills in traditional disciplines of deception with original research into how we are deceived by language and physical gesture. He recently deceived over 700 organisations just to prove a point.