Meri Ekola uses light as her main medium of expression. She is creating installations as well as working in the wide field of performing arts as a lighting designer. She holds a M.A. degree in lighting design from the Theatre Academy of the University of the Arts Helsinki. Currently she follows emerging media studies where her main interest is to explore digital technologies as a new modality for artistic expression. In the performance context her collaborators come from experimental performance art, music and dance.