river

River is a performance-installation project which delves into the queer space and interplanetary culture. The project continues my work on ‘astroembodied choreostructions’, in which the questions of embodiment are extended beyond human spatial scale towards intergalactic dimensions. The working process is in dialogue with contemporary science-fiction, cyberpunk, and queer space studies, and it welcomes superheroes, […]

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Atmospheric Choreography: Mars

Atmospheric Choreography: Mars is a speculative choreography project, which explores the practice of choreography in Martian conditions. Extreme cold, unbreathable atmosphere, constant radiation from space, toxic soil, and low gravity set the conditions for choreographic to emerge. The physical environmental terrain transforms human body’s muscle mass, bone density, and organ function. The project explores the […]

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Time is Out of Joint, charped

Time is Out of Joint, charped is a choreographic solo-performance work for visual artist Sari Palosaari’s exhibition Time is Out of Joint in Gallery Sculptor, Helsinki. Sari invited me to create a performative part for the exhibition in dialogue with her. This work continues our collaboration, which started in 2015 during my doctoral artistic research […]

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pompom

pompom choreographic installation in collaboration with Vincent Roumagnac (FR) and Nao Yazawa (JAP) pompom is a project which starts and takes place in Tokyo Arts and Space –residency from September to November 2017. It is a collaborative work by three artists: Finnish choreographer Simo Kellokumpu, French theater-artist Vincent Roumagnac, and Japanese manga-artist Nao Yazawa. The […]

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shapeshifter (the Yoro series, the Kyoto series and the Tokyo series)

shapeshifter During the three month residency period in Tokyo Arts and Space residency in the autumn 2017, I have encountered various cultural tectonic movements. Some of these cultural invisible movements produce a difference that awakes an intimate alien, which is not coextensive with the outer space. Shapeshifter (the Yōrō series) was shot in Yōrō in Gifu […]

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#CHARP_solo

#CHARP_solo is a version of #CHARP for one performer. The solo was developed for the Theatre Academy Helsinki’s Performing Arts Research Centre’s Spring Research Days , which took place in Kiasma Contemporary Art Museum 25.4.2018. Examining and inhabiting the cosmic movements, planetary orbits and rotations, solar winds, and toxic atmospheres #CHARP_solo continues the process of […]

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Cracks – collaborative project

Cracks is a collaborative project of four artists processing site-specific and place-responsive proposals for the program of Macau City Fringe festival 2018 in three different locations in Macau. Contextual and situational process generated several proposals, and the group performed individual and collective proposals within the festival week. In terms of urban dynamics, the sites were […]

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