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Collision Art Collective

Collision Art Collective started as a performance group founded by Jenni Österlund and Jonathan Bäckström in 2018. The goal at the time was to combine their practises: visual arts and music in performances and events. In 2020 the group grew as artist Michele Ucceddu and graphic designer Sara Östman joined to produce the first ever Collision Festival in Jakobstad, Finland.

The collective wants to build a platform for contemporary arts and music where people can meet and create together. Our goal is to build a free community for different kinds of art where we push each other forward creatively.

Our long term goal is to create an annual festival that can grow and involve more creative people every year. We also want to work on our international exchange together with our partner company Supranu records in Sardinia (ITA). We chose the name “collision” to represent the collide we want to create between music and arts.

We are open to collaborations, ideas and discussions. Don’t hesitate to contact us!


My name is Jenni and I am one of the founders of Collision art collective.

I am a visual artist and performer who wants to establish an art scene in Jakobstad where I’m currently living.

I am also the producer and artistic
director of Collision Festival which is a festival for performance, visual art and electronic music.


My name is Jonathan, I am one of the founders of Collision.

I’m a freelance bassist and composer from Kronoby, living in Helsinki. I am very excited for the first ever Collision Festival.

My roles within Collision is artistic
director (together with Jenni) and producer.


My name is Michele Uccheddu. I’m the Founder and CEO of SUPRANU
Records Label. I’m a Sound Artist, electronic musician, composer and
record producer.

I’m both part of Collision Art Collective and at the same time collaborating under the record label to create a
connection between Sardinian and Finnish culture.

I will be the technical manager and stage manager for Collision Festival.


I’m Sara Östman and I’m Collision’s graphic designer and board member, currently based in the hometown of the festival: Jakobstad/Pietarsaari.

Additionally I will also be directing the festival decor team, which I’m very
exited about!

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