The Speech Karaoke Group
The current group members are artists Jenna Jauhiainen, Tellervo Kalleinen, Oliver Kochta-Kalleinen, Carl Sebastian Lindberg, Essi Ojanperä, Velda Parkkinen, Pilvari Pirtola, Johanna Raekallio, and Julius Valve.
The group does not represent one particular political or ideological conviction. Under the name Speech Karaoke – or Puhekaraoke in Finnish – they collectively operate this constantly expanding project.
The project started as a collective artwork originally produced within the “I am a socialist-anarchist-individual-collectivist-individualist-communist-cooperative-aristocrat-democrat.” -exhibition project by The Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki. Previous members of the group are Frank Brümmel, Krister Gråhn, Tuomas Aleksander Laitinen, Satu Rautiainen, Pasi Rauhala, Jyrki Riekki, Hanna Saarikoski