In her current artistic research project at Theatre Academy of the University of the Arts Helsinki, Tiekso explores listening and experimental composition. Tiekso has published several articles, essays and art criticism in international and national professional journals and magazines, and has published a book on experimental music. Tiekso is also a translator of The Art of Noises [Hälyjen taide] by Luigi Russolo in Finnish. She has performed as a solo improviser and as a member of improvisation collectives, and as a singer-songwriter. Tiekso works as a part-time lecturer at Uniarts Helsinki.