Dorabiala is known for his experimental and innovative approach to his work, which often crosses traditional disciplinary boundaries. He has a background in painting, sculpture and 3D design.
He is deeply interested in new media and technology, and often uses video and performance in his work. Dorabiala often focuses on themes of identity, memory and sociological conundrums, but also the pure beauty of the world that surrounds us that is described by the scientific advancements and the mastery of old masters.
Matthew Dorabiala has exhibited his work internationally, including in the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, France, Germany, Poland, and the United States.