Tanja Bastamow is a digital artist specializing in virtual scenography. Bastamow’s key areas of interest are immersive virtual environments, how new technology affects visual storytelling, combining live performance with real-time virtual elements and finding new visual styles in digital expression.

She has been working as a freelancer in virtual set design, animation and post production for audiovisual media, new media technologies and experimental games since 2000. In addition to this, she has previously held the position of lecturer in digital design methods at Aalto University’s Department of Film, Television and Scenography.

She is currently undertaking her PhD, doing artistic research on real-time virtual scenography at Aalto University.