Mikaela believes exploring the intersections of these realms can provide possible pathways for reconnection to the natural world through the use of digital technologies. By exploring the opportunities and challenges of a cyber-physical future, she seeks to create a new sense of environmental engagement for audiences.
Integrating traditional methods of photography, sculpture and lighting design into her digitally rendered 3D environments she creates vibrant and playful work. With a background in stage design, installation art and painting, Mikaela’s work typically depicts thriving and abundant bio-digital environments where technology and the natural world exist harmoniously. By marrying familiar biomorphic forms with imagined environments, her digitally rendered work creates scenes without limits.