Alan Boldon is an artist, curator and academic. He has exhibited throughout Europe and given lectures and keynote addresses throughout the world. Boldon spent many years working on interdisciplinary projects and for 12 years directed an international arts summer school in Luxembourg devoted to exploring interdisciplinary engagement with place. He has a BA in Art and Social Context and an MA in Psychological Aesthetics. Currently, Boldon is Head of Cultural Engagement and Innovation at the University of Brighton where he also held positions as Deputy Head of the School of Arts, Design and Media and Head of Research. Boldon is also the elected 2017–18 Chair of the Leonardo Education and Art Forum (LEAF), a Leonardo working group that promotes the advancement of artistic research and academic scholarship at the intersections of art, science and technology.