Pasi Mäkelä (b.1975)
Finnish performer, musician and conceptual artist based on Prague, Czech Republic. Studied in Turku Arts Academy, Finland 1998-2002, and has a degree of theater director and educator. Most recent works are solo performance Walrus Vampire Show, and several projects with own music/performance group Sabotanic Garden, and Prague based garage-gospel music group The Spermbankers, and as an actor in theater Studio Hrdinu, Prague. Is long time member of Finnish theater communities Reality Research center and Circus Maximus.
Between 2012-17 he performed his physical performance solo Tonttu in Slovakia, Germany, Finland, Sweden, Czech Rep., Austria and in U.S.A. And another long term site-specific "Finnish" Buto project Uuno Turhabuto (2004-2008) mostly in Finland, but also in Czech Rep. and France. Buto is dance performance art form originated by Tatsumi Hijikata and Kazuo Ono in Japan in late 1960´s, known for it´s extreme approach to the body art.