Bronac Ferran is a writer, researcher and occasional curator. She runs boundaryobject.org, an independent agency which works between the arts and other disciplines, including ecology, science, law and technology. She is a former Director of Interdisciplinary Arts at Arts Council England and is a part-time Senior Tutor for the Innovation Design Engineering Department at the RCA in London where she pursues her own research into media art and design and its relationship with other disciplines. Among her projects is the curatorship of Paralelo a conference and workshop in Sao Paulo in March 2009 about media arts, design and the environment. She is an expert on media ecology in relation to contemporary artists in Brazil. She lives in Bahia approx. six months of the year.