TaikaBox is all about collaboration. We team up with local technology businesses for regular collaborative research projects, developing new ways to integrate dance and technology and providing unique product development opportunities for businesses.

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PROBOT

INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION

TaikaBox and Probot have been working together since 2016. Their collaborative research has produced films, demonstrations and performances that integrate dance and industrial robotics.

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NEAR REAL

REMOTE SERVICES

Near Real provides the tech for the Connected Studio System which enables TaikaBox to collaborate with artists anywhere in the world.The partnership was initiated in 2021 with a Tech Art grant from Oulu City.

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OAMK

OULU UNIVERSITY OF APPLIED SCIENCES

The first 3 Oulu Dance Hack intensives were hosted at OAMK dance studios and EduLAB.
We integrate media and dance students and lecturers from OAMK into each Oulu Dance Hack.

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PLAYSIGN

DIGITAL SOLUTIONS

Playsign is an Oulu-based digital studio, providing innovative solutions for town planning and geographical interactivity.
TaikaBox and Playsign collaborate on a number of research projects, including Warjakka AR.

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KULTTUURIVOIMALA

CULTURE POWER STATION

The media workshop at Culture Power Station is a long-term collaborator - documenting, streaming and creating films and photography together.

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LUDOCRAFT

UNIQUE GAME SOLUTIONS

Ludocraft is the team we collaborate with to provide gamification methods in our digital projects. They also create the 3D models for Warjakka AR.

Invest in Oulu Dance Hack

co-create the European Capital of Culture!

Oulu Dance Hack is an annual international event that brings together outstanding artists and tech specialists. ODH is a living multimedia portrait of Oulu - a European Capital of Culture in 2026! Together we kickstart the future of performance.

Sponsoring Oulu Dance Hack benefits your business on many levels:

- we make you (more) visible online (and offline)
- we produce marketing materials for you by using your products in our art workshops / performances
- we feature you in our website (TaikaTalk: in-depth interviews and multimedia stories about your business, promoted on our social media channels)
- we develop a workshop plan exclusively for your company (to boost the imagination of the creative department, re-think product development, go through unforgettable team building activities, etc)
- we invest into your reputation as a socially aware, creative and sustainability-friendly business
- we display your logo and details on our website
- we sustain a long-term friendship with you, offering you opportunities to grow your audiences and customers offline and online