Mimesis in crisis - oral storytelling in time of isolation
She is under the ground
Through walking, we move between poetry and prose.
Under the research question "what challenges, concerns and tools do the presence of mimesis require when oral storytelling is transported to digital platforms?" Mimesis Heidi Dahlsveen has created research project where the purpose is to create storytelling performances for the medium Podcast. The goal is to look at what aesthetic tools are needed to create a holistic artistic experience when the listener is not present in contemporary and space. From planning to implementation, there is a method-developing practice aimed at a digital medium. Performances will be planned and implemented, organized and disseminated through Podcast where the storyteller's aesthetic tools are re-articulated and tested through a medium that does not take place here and now. The project is supported by the municipality of Oslo.
Creative dialogue partner: director and dramaturg Dr Paula Crutchlow.
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