Anna Desponds

Anna Desponds is curator of the digital storytelling and immersive media programme for the Digital Cultures conference. She co-hosts the Odbiornik (“Receiver”) podcast for magazine, covering arts, technology, and the art of living with technology. For over a decade, she has been planning and organising international events which bring together audiovisual and digital media creators and enthusiasts. She provides consultations and strategies for Polish and foreign institutions involved in interactive projects.

She is a co-founder of the Total Immersion Foundation and an organiser for the StoryCode Warsaw network – the Polish branch of an international community of modern narrative creators in over 20 cities worldwide. As a child, she always wanted to become an anthropologist, and was successful. She now works in Warsaw and Berlin.