Boundaryobject.org was set up by Bronac Ferran in April 2007. It has a focus on research in areas of art, science, technology, law, media and cultural production.
Before this, Bronac was Director of Interdisciplinary Arts at Arts Council England where she led national policy for interdisciplinary and collaborative arts practice, often involving media, science, law and other disciplines.
Bronac has organised many events and generated numerous influential initiatives including the CODE conference and the ‘Interact’ programme of Artists in Industry placements and the Interpret programme related to Artists and the Law. She was also ACE lead for the joint programme of work on Art and Ecology with the RSA and Executive Commissioner of the Pioneers in Art and Science DVD series.
Before joining Arts Council England, Bronac worked as a freelance arts programmer and producer and helped to set up an experimental performance company in Belfast following graduation from Trinity College Dublin with a MA Honours in Arts Letters (English Literature and Language. She has been a Visiting Research Associate at Darwin College Cambridge and is Acting Senior Research Tutor at the Royal College of Art in London, for the Industrial Design Engineering Department. She is a reviewer for Leonardo Electronic Journal and a co-editor of the Uncommon Ground series of publications (Virtueel Platform, Amsterdam).