Maria Paz is an artist, composer and designer born in Bogota. Colombia in 1981. Exotikdot is her artistic pseudonym as well as the name of her solo-electronics band. She grew up and lived in the capital until the age of 19, when she moved to Europe seeking for an adventurous artistic education. She studied burlesque theater in Paris, obtained a BA and MA at the Sculpture School of ENSAV La Cambre, in Brussels, was a visiting student at the Media Arts School of the Royal Danish Academy of Arts in Copenhagen, and obtained an MFA in Experience Design at Konstfack in Stockholm. Her nomadic lifestyle as well as her interdisciplinary approach has deeply influenced her work as an artist. She has been performing and participating in several collective and solo exhibitions and festivals in Belgium, France, Denmark , Sweden, Estonia, Brazil and Japan. She currenlty lives and works in Barcelona.