Mimesis Heidi Dahlsveen has been working as a professional storyteller in Norway and internationally since 1996. In addition to telling, Mimesis Heidi Dahlsveen is employed as an associate professor in storytelling at OsloMet – Oslo Metropolitan University. She teaches oral storytelling at both bachelor and master level. In 2008 she published a learning book in storytelling at Universitetsforlaget. She has written several academic articles about storytelling. Arts councils have funded many of her storytelling/art projects. In her artistic work, she is focused on creating meeting points between the traditional and autobiographical story.