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Sonja Jokiniemi (1983) is a choreographer, performer and self-taught visual artist based in Helsinki, Finland. In her works she proposes a very personal version of counterculture, where the inhibited, different, unvoiced side of each one of us would be seens as optimistic hope for revolution. her performances set up intimate new explorations of semantics, vocabulary and thinking. She makes transdisciplinary work with research interests in thing ecologies, language and thinking structures, neuro and psychodiversity. She often works with objects, materials and drawings as collaborators on stage.