Kasperi Laine (b.1978) is Finnish rap artist and producer, sound designer, and composer. His music and sound designs are known for their characteristic personality and experimental nature. Laine graduated from the Theater Academy of Finland’s sound design department in 2007. His work can be heard on both music records as well as in dance and theater performances: Kaspar Hauser (Q-Theater), Breaking the fury (Malmö Opera), Pako-Laine (Ähky records). Laine’s work can be described as a mixture of high and low, his soundscapes effortlessly blending together popular culture with contemporary sound art. Laine and his orchestra Palava Kaupunki was awarded "Best band of the year 2013" (Funky awards). Laine has worked, among others, with Susanna Leinonen, Jukka Orma, Timothy Henty, Akse Petterson, Anna Viitala, Mikki Kunttu, Egill Pärlsson, Teemu Mäki, Arja Tiili, Susanna Kuparinen and Jukka Viikilä.
Jani-Matti Salo (b.1984) is a Helsinki-based lighting and set designer who works with contemporary dance and theatre. He graduated from the Tampere University of Applied Sciences, School of Art and Media in 2009. In last years Salo has worked on the productions of Aune Kallinen, Teemu Mäki, Pauliina Hulkko, Enrico Stolzenburg, Live Art Society, Ona Kamu, Lehtovaara & Companions, Compagnie Sébastien Ramirez, as well as the Finnish Chamber Opera. Salo's lighting designs have also been seen at several international festivals (Estonia, Lithuania, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Poland, Belgium, England and Scotland). Salo’s designs can be described as ways to create performances as a whole through the means of visual design. In addition to performances, Salo has created several installations based on lighting and spatial design, which have been shown at f.ex. The Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma. In 2015 Salo was awarded the prize for Best Lighting Design of the Year in Finland for his work on Ihanat ihmiset for Q-theater. www.janimattisalo.com