Susanna Ylikoski (Finland, 1992) is active as a dance artist and author.
As a dancer, they worked with, amongst others, choreographers Ceren Oran (Urge, 2021), Alma Edelstein-Feinsilber (Ode to Phanes, 2020/2021), Barnaby Booth (Skeleton, Nice, 2020; Ilona, 2018), Ceren Oran (Who is Frau Troffea, 2019), Omer Keinan (The New Fire Ceremony, 2019/2020), Rotem Weissman (BAUHAUS, 2018/2019/2021), and Julyen Hamilton (Collecting Water, 2018); visual artists Moritz Macje and Sandra Man (Aeon, 2020); and musician Jonathan Nagel (eventually, 2021). They co-created womb (2020/2021) with musician Cesar B. and visual artist Christian Awe, which performed at Kunsthalle Rostock (DE), with further shows in Kunstverein Cobourg and Kunstverein Weinheim (DE), with nein9 member Ariel Hayun. They have been an active member in TRAK Dance Ensemble (AU) since 2018.
As an author, they have been published in Stream. Live Art Writing by Tanzfabrik Berlin (DE) since 2020. Their short prose “Diary Blue'' was published by the magazine Care Where Zine (issue POOetry, 2020). Their short prose “A confession game” was published by the Greek Ministry of Culture, in the book Are you here? Zine in 2021. Currently they are working as an author for Tanzfabrik Berlin (DE): for their autumn performance program.
They received a diploma in dance from SEAD Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance (AU, 2019). In nein9 kollektiv, Susanna is involved as a dancer, editor and leads a research practice.
how to let go is to touch:
sub: latin for “up to”, english for
“below”. lime / limit.
above or below one’s limits.