Joe Niem is a photographer, filmmaker, graphic/web designer and art director based in the San Francisco Bay Area. His work has appeared in publications ranging from Juxtapoz, Thrasher, Famous Monsters of Filmland, East Bay Express, San Francisco Bay Guardian, SF Weekly, to San Jose Metro, and his list of clients include Fantagraphics Books, Chronicle Books, Sub Pop, Alternative Tentacles and Interscope Records. Recent exhibitions of work have been at "SuperTrash" (Andy Warhol Museum) and "Solitary Pleasures" (Slought Foundation, alongside Marcel Duchamp, Carolee Schneemann, Peter Weibel and VALIE EXPORT). He is the curator of Film Cult at The Vortex Room in SF.