Mikhailia Petersen

Mikhailia is an independent, multi-faceted creative. She has honed her skills in the fields of styling, creative direction and as a stills producer, cultivating a layered means of engaging with projects and work.

Her work is narrative-based and thematic, as she is inspired by her culture and love for people. The body of work she has produced has been described as theatrical and heavily inspired by a documentary-themed approach. She lends herself towards the emotive, harnessing elements of history, colour and the lived-archive of those who surround her and the individuals she works with and shoots.

Petersen’s work has been featured in print, including a double cover of Afrostyle Magazine 2020. She has also had a featured documentary editorial in Nataal Magazine and Oath Magazine in 2019. Her eclectic work has been featured on online platforms such as Vice/ID, Manju Journal, Vogue Italia, Fucking Young and Ignant.



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