Julianne Pierce is Executive Producer with UK artists' company Blast Theory, relocating from Australia in 2007. She is a curator, writer and producer specialising in digital and media arts and has worked in the arts and digital media sector for over twenty years. From 2000 to 2005 she was the Executive Director of ANAT (Australian Network for Art and Technology). She has curated many events and exhibitions including Primavera, the annual exhibition of emerging Australian artists for the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney in 2003 and the Artists' Week programme for the Adelaide Festival of Arts in 2006 and 2008. Julianne is a founding member of the influential computer artist group VNS Matrix, who exhibited widely in Australia and internationally from 1991 - 1997. In 2002 she joined the ISEA Board and has held the position of Chair since 2008.