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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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 and cosmic dimensions. The working process is in dialogue with contemporary science-fiction, cyberpunk, and queer space studies, […]

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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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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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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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#CHARP

#CHARP forms with planetary and intergalactic movements and extends the history of site-specificity towards interplanetary scale. The work explores contextual, situational, planetary, and intergalactic movements that set the conditions for the choreographic embodiment to emerge. How to take place in and with the movements that extend from microscopic beyond telescopic vision? How to embody (hyper-) reading […]

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