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Heidi Dahlsveen

Heidi Dahlsveen


Mimesis Heidi Dahlsveen has worked as a storyteller since 1996 both at national and abroad. She has participated in several festivals and in two EU projects that deal with oral storytelling. She is associate professor in oral storytelling and in 2008 she published the book "Introduction to oral storytelling", Universitetsforlaget. In 2019 she came with her second book on oral storytelling. She has written several academic articles on oral storytelling, where she uses artistic research as an input to understand oral storytelling and narratives. Her focus is using the traditional narratives to shed light on contemporary themes. She is currently participating in her third EU project: Common ground, common future - a project that looks at how narratives are used to stigmatize and polarize and how narrative are used in conflicts. She is a member of the research group «Art in society» and co-owner of Skaldskur AS.

Fields of study

Academic disciplines

Folklore studies   Humanities   Literature   Theatre studies

Subject areas

Narratives   Storytelling   Folktales   Storyteller   Storyteller   Oral   Oral tradition   Performance

Scientific publications

Dahlsveen, Heidi (2019). Den norske eventyrstilen. DRAMA : Nordisk dramapedagogisk tidsskrift .

Dahlsveen, Heidi (2019). Hva er meningen? – Momenter av nærvær i et kunstnerisk utviklingsarbeid. InFormation - Nordic Journal of Art and Research . Vol. 8.

Aure, Venke; Dahlsveen, Heidi (2018). The Kiss - Utterance surrounding the utterance within. Journal for Artistic Research (JAR) .

Dahlsveen, Heidi (2016). Working With the evil. In the storyteller's workshop. Fictions - studi sulla narratività. Vol. 15.

Ayiter, Elif; Dahlsveen, Heidi (2016). The story of Volund: A translation from the oral to the visual. Journal of Gaming & Virtual Worlds . Vol. 8.

Dahlsveen, Heidi; Gjærum, Rikke Gürgens; Walløe, Thor-André (2015). Med hvilken rett blir din sigøynerhistorie min fortelling? Om innsamlings- og fortolkningsproblematikk. 15 p. InFormation - Nordic Journal of Art and Research . Vol. 4.

Dahlsveen, Heidi (2015). Kromosomer - meningsproduksjon, laboratorium og fremmedgjørelse. Performativ formidling i ulike medier. Aure, Venke; Bergaust, Kristin (Ed.). Estetikk og samfunn. Tekster mellom samtidskunst og kunstdidaktikk. Del 3. p. 219-231. Fagbokforlaget.

Dahlsveen, Heidi (2014). Fellesskapet og estetikken løfter minnet. DRAMA : Nordisk dramapedagogisk tidsskrift .

Ayiter, Elif; Dahlsveen, Heidi (2013). The tower and the quest: A storytelling space for avatars. Technoetic Arts . Vol. 11.

Dahlsveen, Heidi; Carbeiro de Sousa, Catarina (2013). Kromosomer - an Experience in Shared Creative Work and Expression. 21 p. Journal of Virtual Worlds Research . Vol. 6.

These publications are obtained from Cristin. The list may be incomplete