When you create nothing

When you create nothing

What are you really doing? Yes, it’s a question that keeps coming back when you’re doing oral storytelling. It’s an exhausting question because there are things in the question that suggest I’m not actually contributing anything socially beneficial. I love...
Women and cats

Women and cats

In the metaverse Second Life, I came across skeletons of cats. That in turn made me think of the story that appeared in the media and that my mother reminded me of, namely a woman who was surrounded by quite a lot of cats, so many cats that it had become a nuisance to...
The isolated and the desire

The isolated and the desire

The new year has landed in my lap, still a time of isolation, almost two years since «society locked down» and may have become the new normal? Of course, the pandemic will pass, or we will get used to Covid’s presence in our lives, but almost two...
Medusa’s laughter into the New Year

Medusa’s laughter into the New Year

I look down my body and see it has become conspiratorial, flowing out and hanging down, gravity bending me forward. A new year always feels like the blank sheet of paper, filled with possibilities. It has its placebo effect. I tidy, I tidy, yes, preferably in the...
Vår – thoughts on the digital premiere

Vår – thoughts on the digital premiere

On 6 July we finally premiered the UK and digital version of the storytelling performance called Vår. It is sad to think that the performance or the process so far has received its final “form”. A phase of creative exploration is over, and the next phase is to get...
Violence

Violence

Folk tales and legends can be violent. Is it because they were written down at a time when this was part of everyday life? Take, for example, the Norwegian folk tale The Blue Ribbon, which can be found in the collection of Asbjørnsen and Moe. There it is violence...