Simo Kellokumpu is achoreographer and researcher based in Helsinki. From 2013 to 2019, he conducted the artistic research project Choreography as Reading Practice at the Performing Arts Research Centre, University of the Arts Helsinki. From 2020 to 2022, as a visiting researcher there, he carried out the post-doctoral artistic research project xeno/exo/astro – choreadings. Kellokumpu’s artistic work explores the choreographic relations between embodiment and materiality in the intertwining of space culture, speculative fiction and spatiality. Kellokumpu’s choreographic multidisciplinary artistic works are realised through installation, performance and video.