Pekka Niskanen is a media artist, video- and filmmaker who studied visual communication in the University of Art and Design in Helsinki and media art in Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten in Amsterdam. He completed his dissertation at the Finnish Academy of Fine Arts in 2014. His videos and films have been exhibited worldwide, including the White Box Gallery in New York in 2004 and Galleria Hippolyte in Helsinki in 2014. His works are represented in collections such as Helsinki Art Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma. Niskanen has also visualised experimental theatre in Finland and realised the set design and costumes for Verdi’s Rigoletto in Gothenburg’s Opera in Sweden 2005.