Antti Nykyri is a diverse Helsinki based artist, specialized in interdisciplinary collaborations between arts, education, research and other areas of society. His professional expertise is grounded in sound, sound design, sound art and music. His artworks and collaborations have taken forms of interactive sound installations, mobile pieces, musical instruments, poetry applications, light and sound works for public space and performative works such as contemporary dance, theatre and circus. The body of Nykyri's work covers 20 years and several dozen pieces.

Nykyri has published peer reviewed research articles and held presentations in context of artistic research. He has contributed to education, developing and lecturing university grade art education for several institutions.

In addition to artistic work, education and research, Nykyri's assignments also include:

  • Investigating how new forms of art can be better recognized and promoted, for Arts Promotion Centre Finland (2017)
  • Working as the Artistic Director (Sound Design) for Institute for Northern Culture project and developing new sound education between several institutions (2010-2011)
  • Investigating the outlooks and expectations concerning technologies in Theatre Academy Finland, for the board of Theatre Academy (2010)
  • Collaborating with rehabilitative care professionals at Helsinki Deaconess Institute in joint projects (2018-2019), planning and creating interactive sound works for their clients.
  • Designing and building custom audio systems for smaller and mid-sized (400 seats) performances
  • Acoustical consulting and university grade lecturing on project studio room acoustics jointly with Kentala Music Inc / Harri Kentala
  • Sound system measuring and tuning
  • Lecturing for theatre sound professionals on basics of sound system measuring and tuning
  • Live-mixing for mid-sized (400 seat) stage productions
  • Live-mixing for small-sized streaming events
  • Working as a freelance journalist for several Yle – the Finnish Broadcasting Company stations.
  • Consulting several performing arts productions on sound or sound system design
  • Editorial work for audiobooks
  • Working as a mentor for Samsung Creative kids membership program at The Republic of Korea (2014)