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.
Composer / Musician
Gyrid Nordal Kaldestad was educated in music technology at NTNU in Trondheim. Kaldestad is a composer and improviser who works with electroacoustic music, sound installation and has composed for dance performance and theatre since 2004. In 2016 she released the album “Stille, stille” (Silently, silently) with the trio, Kaldestad, which was critically acclaimed both at home in Norway and abroad. In recent years, she has performed works as pure loudspeaker concerts, amongst other places, in South Africa, Leicester and London, and composed and played for theatre and dance performances with live electronics and electroacoustic soundscapes as an important part of the expression.