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Research group & contacts

The Kammari research group is an independent collective of researchers and artists. The group consistent of the core people introduced below and a collaborating network of researchers and artists around the world.

Sakari Laurila
is a multi-disciplinary artist concentrated in film and theatre, writer and a researcher from Helsinki. He is currently a coordinator in the Kammari Residency and working on film and performance projects. For more information, email: sakari (at) or portfolio of some previous works:

Niklas Toivakainen
is a doctoral candidate of philosophy in the University of Helsinki as well as active researcher and writer. He is currently a co-coordinator in the Kammari research projects in Helsinki. For more information, email: niklas (at)

Lau Lukkarila
is a contemporary twodancer and performance artist born in Oulu, Finland. Lau’s praxis includes plenty of improvisation, dialogue, fantasies and disobedient strategies. Currently Lau lives in Vienna, initiated a performance art collective and is working on a movement research projects and an experimental film project. She is co-coordinating international projects of the residency. For more information, email: lau (at), or:

The official administrative body of the Kammari project is the not-for-profit cultural association: Kammari – elävän filosofian ja taiteen ry, based in Helsinki.

Any questions, proposals etc. please email to:

Kammari research project in general:
kammari (at)

Kammari Residency in Cyprus:
residency (at)

Personal contacts:
firstname (at)