Born 1968 in Sofia. Lives in Sofia and Edinburgh. Works with New Media Scotland, Edinburgh as a Curator-in-residence. She is a producer and researcher of old and new media art events. Since 1995 Iliyana has been an Associate Curator with FACT, Liverpool and more recently a PhD candidate exploring Curatorial Theory and Practice of Digital Art. She lectures and publishes both in her native Bulgaria and abroad. Recent curatorial projects and publications include Desktop Icons; Blind Dating Technology and Crossing Over – an annual Micro-festival of Digital Film Culture co-produced with Nina Czegledy.