åstra

Coming soon 2019/20 Last episode of the astrotrilogy, åstra is a third performance installation that forms and transforms, like the two first parts, at the intersection of queer-ed spaces/bodies and interplanetary culture. Complementing pompom (Tokyo 2017-18) and ri:vr (Paris 2019), åstra (San Fransisco 2019-20) continues to explore Kellokumpu’s ‘astroembodied choreostructions’, a series of choreographic works […]

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ri:vr

ri:vr is a performance installation that emerges at the intersection of queer-ed spaces/bodies and interplanetary culture. The project belongs to the corpus of works  which I call ‘astroembodied choreostructions’; a series of choreographic works in which the questions of corporeality and embodiment materialize, beyond the human spatial scale, towards, and in, an intergalactic dimension. In […]

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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. The work brings together Kellokumpu’s choreographic practice, Roumagnac’s visual staging, and Yazawa’s practice as manga-artist. The collaborative project is based on 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 (Liminal Space Opera)

#CHARP_solo (Liminal Space Opera) is a version of #CHARP for one performer. Examining and inhabiting the cosmic movements, planetary orbits and rotations, solar winds, and toxic atmospheres, #CHARP_solo continues the process of #CHARP as an independent astroperformance, which can be installed and performed in various places in- and outdoors. The solo version consists of a […]

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