Maria Nova is a former student at XR Design Program at Metropolia, Helsinki, Finland. Currently she works closely with a studio FlamingoFilter bringing commercial AR projects life as freelancer. Maria takes part in artistic projects and competitions and constantly focuses on further development of her skills. She is mostly inspired by code/electronic artists and on a journey of becoming one as well. Besides her passion for image processing, mobile AR, and art, she is also a Pet Product Designer and extreme sports lover.