Kaisu Koski is an Associate Professor of Art and Design at Lab4Living at Sheffield Hallam University. She is a cross-disciplinary artist-researcher with a background in film and performance. Kaisu collaborates with scientists, clinicians, and engineers, focusing on empathy, simulation, and human-machine interactions in a clinical context. She has conducted research fellowships in various medical schools in the US, Canada, UK, and Denmark, and developed films for medical curricula on topics such as vaccine-hesitancy and breaking bad news. Her scholarly work addresses the methodology of arts-based research, medical education, and bioethics. Kaisu’s work has been exhibited and performed in multiple gallery shows and theaters, and received multiple official selections on the film festival circuit. These include venues such as Künstlerhaus Mousonturm in Frankfurt, Hasselt Triennial, Lawndale Art Center in Houston, Estonian Museum of Applied Arts, Czong Institute for Contemporary Art in Korea, Helsinki International Film Festival, and Arti et Amicitiae in Amsterdam. She has received numerous grants and awards for her scholarly and artistic work including organizations such as the Academy of Finland, the Amsterdam Fund for the Arts, and the Portuguese National Science Foundation.