Silvana D'Mikos, a Uruguayan-American multimedia artist, is deeply influenced by her upbringing with activist parents who opposed Uruguay's military coup and her subsequent immigration to Brazil and the United States. Her art boldly delves into the overlap of politics, social inequality, and the environment, utilizing her distinct fusion of creativity and reality. She creates documentaries, animations, installations, and sculptures that vividly depict this intersection, serving as a powerful tool for social and political change. One of her notable recent works is "What Your Taxes Pay For," an interactive piece exploring the war in Gaza and American economic involvement. D'Mikos' portfolio also includes the documentary animation "Under The Skin." This film portrays the struggles and emotions experienced by unaccompanied migrant children in US detention facilities. It has received international praise and won the Spotlight Gold Award for being one of the best independent films of 2020. She earned an MFA in film from Hunter College in NYC, a curatorial practices diploma from Magasin Des Horizon National Center in Grenoble, France, and a BFA from Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. D'Mikos has showcased her work internationally in the United States, Europe, Brazil, and Uruguay.