Anna Kozonina is a dance critic, researcher and curator based in Helsinki. Originally from Russia, since 2015 she has been observing the local contemporary dance scene and in 2021 published a book on experimental Russian dance with a focus on emerging choreographers and multidisciplinary projects that bring together dance, performance and visual arts. Since 2017 she has been reviewing pieces by various European choreographers. As well as obtaining an MA in Political Science and Linguistics, she studied dance history, performance theory, visual culture, curating and contemporary art. She is currently giving lectures on dance and performance theory, curating educational programmes, conducting research projects and writing about dance for several art magazines.