Art/work

Stand-up Comedy 2011-present

Performing weekly in Finland. Performed also in Sweden, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Canada, and Singapore, and at various festivals including Brighton Fringe, Helsinki Comedy Festival, Kuopio Komediafestivaali, Helsinki Pride, Arctic Laughs, Kallio Komediafestivaali, Malmö Pride, Arctic Pride, Turku Pride and Pirkaanmaa Pride.Currently running Comedy Idiot (monthly night in English), Feminist Comedy Night (with Mira Eskelinen), and Punch Up! (with Juuso Kekkonen and Mira Eskelinen).
Voted Vuoden Koomikko (Comedian of the Year) by Kallio Komediabolaget 2016

Selected performance and Live Art, 2010-2018

Oops! Festival, performance on trans embodiment, Roskilde, Denmark
Prototypes – film installation project, Berlin, collab. with Doireann O’Malley
Gender Euphoria – solo stand-up special, Helsinki and Brighton, UK
Asiatopia conference (Bangkok) – performance and talk
Level Five Berlin, installation, dir. Brody Condon (US)
Transformations – Rewriting masculinity, dir. Teemu Mäki
The Body as Conflict Zone. BDSM art performance with M. Dillon
XX POIKAFAG – Installation, Hasan & Partners
Inside Hamlet, theatre/larp event, as Hamlet, in Elsinore, Denmark
The Desired Body. BDSM mask performance for Masque, with M. Dillon
Identlos. Identity larp with Petri Leinonen at MadHouse Helsinki
Mother’s Tongue performance festival, Suomenlinna. Wilhelmius & Szrama
Uprooted. Fake Finn Festival, Suomenlinna. Wilhelmius & Szrama
Experience Park 2013. Performance in Oulu festival, Kadonnut Kaupunki Oy.
The Lovers' Matchmaking Agency: fake dating agency in Oslo, Copenhagen, Helsinki, and Tromsø, run over several years
Punch up. Interactive boxing performance, Frankfurt (residency)
Just a Little Lovin’ World AIDS Day performance, Oslo
The Artists/The Spiral. Transmedia TV/online/live art installation, as performer
KAPO. Participatory installation/game, as a player, Copenhagen
Double-sided record. Sound installation, for Performanssi, Turku
Trans-national socialist. Fake Finn Festival, Suomenlinna.
How to Make a Living in Finnish. Live User’s Manual with Kristina Junttila, Teatteri N&H
Peliillat. Facilitator and sometimes game creator, 7 games at Teatteri N&H.
Tower Room. Installation/performance/game/ritual. Teatterikorkeakoulu.
Badly Translated Standup, ANTI Festival, Kuopio
Hermiitti. Installation game with Aarni Korpela, Teatteri N&H
The Dark, Installation game with Aarni Korpela, Imatra & Stockholm
12 Etudes on Everlasting Life, collaboration with Tuomas Laitinen

Selected Theatre 2005-2012

With Teatteri Metamorfoosi, Helsinki: Kalevala dell’Arte, Lost Persons Area
With Teatteri Naamio & Höyhen: Praxis ja Teoria, Vietti, Walkabout, Suuri Koneisto, Byaku-Mu, Alice ad Infinitum, Here Speaks Electra, Hana to Shi, Rahan Seurakunta, Ofeliakone
Training in Suzuki, Meyerhold’s Biomechanics, Commedia dell’Arte, Viewpoints, Butoh, and various physical theatre and dance methods

Teaching 2014-

Various lectures on queer and trans art in Helsinki and abroad
Art Larp at Stockholms Academy of Dramatic Arts, courses 2015 to 2017, co-ordinator Christopher Sandberg
Workshops in stand-up comedy, Meyerhold’s biomechanics, and other theatrical training methods