Lol studied MA Fine Art Printmaking at the Royal College of Art, then became Senior Research Fellow in Audio Visual, during which time he began exhibiting his sound and projection based works at various London and European spaces and events including; The Air Gallery, The Diorama Arts, The Piccadilly Film Festival at BAFTA, and the International Mystery Film Festival in Venice, and later created projection works for a number of contemporary dance collaborations performing at The Dance Umbrella London, the Third Eye Centre Glasgow, and the Berlin Arts Festival.
From 1986 Lol was Tutor of AV Production then finally Tutor of Time Based Arts until leaving the RCA in 1999 and during that period was made a Fellow of the RCA and received a D&AD Tutor Award. In 2016 he returned to teaching at the RCA on the newly formed Communication MA Digital Direction course. Alongside his teaching he created moving image and installation projects, including in 1993 “Vinyl Requiem”; an Arts Council funded major projection and sound work in collaboration with turntable artist/composer Philip Jeck, which performed in London, Ghent and Hamburg, and won the 1993 Time Out London Dance & Performance Award for Best Site Specific Event. In 2014 it embarked on an anniversary tour (‘Vinyl Requiem (Replayed’)) as a large-scale digital projection with live accompaniment from Philip Jeck.
In parallel to this, in 1994 Lol established Studio Simple, a digital experiential media design practice, and as Creative Director designed and produced numerous digital media installations for major UK museums including; the Science Museum, V&A Museum, Natural History Museum, and for various visitor & brand experiences including; the Play Zone at the Millennium Dome, Eurostar departure lounges at St Pancras Station, and British Music Experience at London’s O2. Projects involving Simple have won numerous major design awards, most notably, a BAFTA for ‘The Famous Grouse Experience’.
He exhibited ‘Procreation: Adam and Eve’ as a dual screen installation at the 2019 Venice Biennale and in 2020 at the Time and Timelessness Festival in Alderburgh, Suffolk, UK.