Since receiving his MA in dance from the Theatre Academy in 1997, choreographer Petri Kekoni has put together an impressive résumé, most often creating pieces for his own ensemble, The Petri Kekoni Company. His acclaimed works include The Green Armchair (2002/2010), Miniatures (2013), Erratic Block (2018), 369° (2019) and The Glow of Dimness (2021). With his signature group he has also tailored pieces for various unusual venues. For instance, Closer to the Heart (2012) was performed inside the Pyhäsalmi mine. The Arts Promotion Centre Finland has awarded Petri two-year artist grants (2007–11, 2013–17) and The Petri Kekoni Company a ve-year development grant (2020–24).
Antti Nykyri (MA in theatre and drama) is a sound artist and multidisciplinary designer with a career spanning twenty years and approximately 70 credits in domestic and international projects. Antti’s works have been presented across the globe, at venues such as the Gwangju Design Biennale in South Korea, the Venice Biennale in Italy, the Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space in the Czech Republic and the Showroom Berlin gallery in Germany.