Ceyda Berk-Söderblom is an independent cultural manager, producer and curator with more than 17 years of experience, mostly working as the programmer of international festivals with close ties to the world-known institutions, orchestras, artists, and ensembles. She co-founded MiklagardArts, an innovative platform, a facilitator and connector for promoting trans-national collaborations between Finland and the dynamic art scenes in South East, Middle East and the Far East.
Daniel (1988, Mexico City) is a Helsinki based writer, graphic designer and producer. He is author of the poetry books 'Paréntesis' (2007), 'Marduk: Senectus Signum' (2009) and 'Ex-Aether' (2012). Since 2006, he has been invited to several international festivals of literature an multidisciplinary art. As a multimedia artist, Daniel has directed and designed more than a dozen of experimental lit events on a European and Mexican scale for places such as Kiasma Museum, Helsinki Book Fair, Lettrétage Lit House Berlin, Nordisk Sprogfest, Vuotalo, Casa del Lago UNAM and more. He is current's vice chair of Globe Art Point and a member of the Finnish PEN.
David Kozma is Romania-Hungarian actor and theatre director. He graduated in 2001 from Babes-Bolyai drama department. In Romania, he worked as a permanent actor in the Andrei Muresanu Theatre and in the Figura Studio Theatre as well as performing in television. After moving to Finland in 2006 he has played among others in Ryhmäteatteri and in TV series and films. His latest direction is The builders by Nina-Maria Häggblom and Piret Jaaks at Teater Viirus will open in October 2018. As an actor, his latest work is in TV serial Nörtti 2 Dragonslayer666 which was premiered at YLE areena in October 2018. He established European theatre collective in 2007 and the R.E.A.D. Reading European Drama festival in 2014. David Kozma is Globe Art Point´s chairperson and a board member in Finnish Actor´s Union and Arkadia -seura of the Parliament of Finland.
Diego Ginartes (Spain, 1983) is based in Helsinki. He works as artistic director & film programmer. He holds a MA in Contemporary Film and Audiovisual Studies, University of Pompeu Fabra and Visual Arts from University of São Paulo. Since 2016 he has been the director of Cinemaissí, Latin American film festival in Finland. He founded New cinema/New talents, a platform to encourage emerging filmmakers with risky and unconventional cinematographic proposals. As a film programmer, among other projects, he curates the screening series Other/Cinema, produced by the research group Critical Cinema Lab from Aalto University and is part of short movies programming team of Tribeca Film Festival.
Kalle Sandqvist is a long-term experienced producer in all kinds of stage performance and other cultural events. In case you have, or you are planning an artistic service or visual art of your own to provide to your customer, contact Kalle. He is the manager of Osuuskunta SummArt Coop, and willing to help you fulfil your wishes and invoice your clients.
Sepideh Rahaa (1981, Iran) is a multidisciplinary artist based in Helsinki. In her practice, she is focused on womanhood and resistance, migration and representation. In her doctoral research at Aalto University she investigates the concept of identity and its transformation with a critical and analytic view on representation, how female bodies become politicized in society and in contemporary art. In her artistic research, she aims to initiate methods within contemporary art to bridge from individual perception to the social perception by creating spaces for dialogue. Her works have been exhibited in Asia, the Middle East and in Europe. Rahaa holds an MA in art and research from Shahed University in Tehran and MA in Fine Arts and contemporary art, Aalto University.