Lianne Thompson Mueller is the curator for A SHIP IN THE WOODS. She holds a MA from San Francisco State University in Educational Technology emphasis interaction design. Before coming to A SHIP IN THE WOODS Lianne revamped and developed a motion graphics department at Center for Electronic Arts and Expression for New Media in the Bay Area. Here she worked to develop photography classes and work with experts in the motion graphics field such as Imaginary Forces. Before that she worked as a creative director at a digital photography magazine Zing where she worked with Karen Mullarky a luminary photo editor for Life Magazine. Through a A SHIP IN THE WOODS Lianne curates experimental art events in San Diego and brings artists such as Packard Jennings, Rebecca Solnit, the Del La Torre Brothers, Tommy Guerrero and more to San Diego. In addition the events feature Rhodopsin RHODOPSIN, a light installation developed by John Reynolds and THE SHIP IN THE WOODS team it is based on the research of Patrick Cavanagh, and Laboratorie Psychologie de la Perception, Université Paris Descartes.