Mileece is a sonic artist, interactive ecological environment designer and clean energy ambassador.
For the last 20 years, she has worked to merge art and technology into agnostic mediums that instigate and enliven our human connection with the hidden, living dimensions of nature.
Her debut album of algorithmic music, ‘Formations’ (2003) was heralded by the BBC as an “outstanding release, real musical science” and was the beginning of her work pioneering ‘organic electronic music’, or Organica.
In 2005, at her first residency, Mileece developed unique technology to transform the bio-emissions of plants through what she calls ‘aesthetic sonification’. Since 2006, she has created and toured immersive, interactive ecological environments and performances featuring The technology (which she calls PiP) in museums (e.g. MoMA, NYC, Migros Museum, Zurich, TATE Modern, London), festivals (Microfest, Hong Kong, Decibel Festival, Seattle, BHIF Festival, Bhutan) and venues (Kew Gardens, London, Sonos Studios, LA, CAC, Shanghai) across the world.
These works embed her interactive sculptures & instruments and often include spacialised, bioacoustic soundscapes she has recorded in remote wildernesses over the years. her goal to 'promote ecology through technology and the arts’ has evolved to include bio-generative interactive light and kinetic scapes, forming fully immersive environments. her landscaping and interactive installation designs have reached over 100 million viewers, featured on prime time television broadcasts and niche channels alike (treewe'vr interactive travelling forest (2013), VICE Motherboard (2014), NY Times advertising of the year campaign (2013)).
Mileece frequently lectures (moma's PS1, TedxSH, CalArts, Queen Mary University, CUHK Shenzhen, Frieze art fair) on what she calls ‘Biophilic technology’; community-driven, zero-emission sustainable culture and 'phytophilic' design (UCLA, Brooklyn Botanical Garden, NY). She has published essays on algorithmic music and waste to energy systems (Oxford Press, Triple Canopy) and research papers for innovate Uk on distributed energy and digital currencies.
Her 3d music compositions for nature-promoting VR have been featured at the Saatchi Gallery & Royal Festival Hall, London among other venues, winning the Tribecca Film Festival’s award in that category 2017 and first place on Forbes’ 2019 review of VR installations.
Her general effort over the last ten years has been oriented towards the creation of network based urban wilderness sanctuaries inside technologically augmented biodomes, powered by electricity generated by her family’s zero-impact waste to energy fuel cell systems. Branded as orbs, this all-encompassing endeavour takes shape as a collaborative effort of cutting edge technology partners, artists, public institutions and conservation groups to forge innovative connections between cities and the wild earth.