CV

Education

Master of Arts

Theatre Academy of Finland

Department of Dance

2010

Studies of butoh

Kazuo Ohno Dance Studio

Yokohama, Japan

2008-2009

Erasmus exchange

Escola Superior de Danca

Lisbon

2006

Sibelius Upper Secondary High School

2004

Selected works

As choreographer

AFTERLIFE

a simulation and a speculation of Michael Jackson’s afterlife

Post-MJ Era Institute of Consciousness

Baltic Circle Festival

2017

Untitled piece in collaboration with Anna Mustonen, Anna-Mari Karvonen and Milja Aho

a spoken dance of what is and what could be

Ehkä production / Baltic Circle Festival

2016

Wake

an 8-hour wake and a club night focusing on the cultural impacts of Michael Jackson’s death

Post-MJ Era Institute of Consciousness

Baltic Circle Festival

2015

Neverland

a spiritual seminar reflecting on the effects of Michael Jackson’s lifework

Post-MJ Era Institute of Consciousness

Kiasma Theatre

2015

Free, flower, wide, joy, radical, light, tenderness, chaos

a duet performance on unquestionable intimacy

with Laura Pietiläinen

theatre.now/, Kiasma Museum

2014

Bull’s Eye

a visual triptych with choreography, cinematography and sound

direction of Philippe Vincent

Théatre Bernandines/O Espaco do Tempo/Tanzhaus nrw

2013

L.A.

an overwrite on Cormack McCarthy’s novel The Crossing

direction of Ossi Koskelainen

Ylioppilasteatteri

2013

King Kong HKI

a site-specific performance set in Mustikkamaa Nature Park area

direction of Ossi Koskelainen

Ylioppilasteatteri

2011

 

Installations/ Video works

Autoerotica

Installation

Exhibition Laboratory Project Room

2015

Untitled Rooms

video

KLAP, Marseille

2013

Iolani de Fongate

video

Urbanapa Festival

2013

TV ZOO

video installation

Ylioppilasteatteri

Helsinki

2013

This season I’ve been mostly

Video

theatre.now/, Kiasma Museum

2012

basic movements of misery

with artist Aino Korvensyrjä

Oksasenkatu 11 Gallery

2011

 

As performer

Embodiment of Absence Body

collaboration with Aleksandra Osowicz

Avant Art Festival, Izmir

2014

Boy Meets Girl (film)

direction of Philippe Vincent

Scénes

2012

WCWBF

choreography of Anna-Maria Häkkinen

TeaK

2012

The Greatest Lovesongs

concept of Maija Mustonen

Zodiak

2012

Between

choreography of Young Doo Jung

Kyoto Art Center

2010

Asylum

choreography of Arja Raatikainen

Zodiak/Nomadi

2010

 

Other

danceWEB Scholarship recipient

ImPulsTanz – Vienna International Dance Festival

2017

Panelist in New Enemies discussion

Volksbühne, Nordwind Festival

2015

Lecturer at Work-it-out seminar

University of the Arts Helsinki

2014

Participant at the Tryangle artist laboratory

Montemor, Portugal

2012

Participant at Performance artist’s holiday week

Kiasma Theatre

2011

 

Teaching

Somatic Fictions

workshop

Theatre Academy of Finland (MA students in Dance)

Zodiak

2017-

Bodymindfuck

workshop

Theatre Academy of Finland (MA students in Dance)

Zodiak

Urbanapa Festival

2013–

Contemporary dance

professional level

Tanssivintti

2013–

This season I’ve been mostly

workshop

Zodiak

2013

Private and shared

Workshop

Zodiak

2012