Cienan is a Yorta Yorta & Ngarrindjeri man from Naarm (Melbourne).
Cienan has been apart of and hosted numerous panels on Indigenous popculture and representation, a highlights of which were hosting a panel looking at the ABC Indigenous Sci-Fi series ‘Cleverman’ with the head writer and actors from it.
The other, being on the same panel with the first ever illustrator of Wonder Woman! Cienan is Director of the first Indigenous Comic Con in Australia, delivered in 2019, a pop culture event focusing on the creativity of Indigenous cultures from Australia and New Zealand from comic books and video games to cosplay and music. In that same year he created Indiginerd, a pop culture focused shop and events company, a platform creating space for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander creativity and geekiness.