About.

Born: 20th October, 1983

Nationality: Norwegian / Italian

Languages: Norwegian, English, Italian, French, Spanish

Education

 

2007: Master of Science in Development Studies,

London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

2005: Bachelor degree in Economics

University of Oslo

Publications
 
Books

Weight, play, Aschehoug, 2018

This Life or the Next, novel, Aschehoug, 2017

Sub Rosa, novel, Aschehoug, 2014 

Londinium, play, Aschehoug, 2012

urak, novel, Aschehoug, 2011

Other publications

Peer Gynt: an icon for nothing, Main essay, Festspillene i Bergen, 2012

3 poems on rejected refugees, Oslo Poetry Festival, Tekstopia, 2011

Objects Without Territory, Essay, 2009 og 2011

Rekonstr., Short story, Utflukt vinterkort, 2007

Other Art Projects (selection)
 
Radio

A Thread through Europe (2015) – 15 travelogues from Europe, broadcasted on NRK radio

Theatre

Weight (2018) Playwrighter and producer, performed at Norwegian National Theatre 

The Songbird (2016) Adaptation of Jan Roar Leikvolls novel, on stage at Det Norske Teateret

The Artist is Absent (2015) Performance over telephone with marching band

Voices from the inside (2014) a five week long writing workshop in prison

A nuclear physicist retreats (2014) Performance with my father and me on stage

Desiring Machines (2013) Contributed with 1/5 texts in Musical Theatre by Erik Dæhlin

Stories Without Papers (2011) Six “sans-papier” tell their stories at The National Theatre (N)

Extacy (2011) Theatre poem, used in performance in Bogotá, Columbia

You are Olec (2011) Act without words

Tust (2010) Adaptation of Tarjei Vesaas novel into a monologue

Translation

Kvitebjørn by Maria Tryti Vennerød, Norwegian to English (2016)

Jordjenta by Maria Tryti Vennerød, Norwegian to English (2014)

The Events by David Greig, English to Norwegian (2013)

Teaching (selection)

 

2008-2016: Workshops in creative writing

2014: Creative Writing for prisoners, Halden Fengsel (prison)

2011: Lecturer, theatre theory, National Academy of Art, Norway

2005-2008: University tutor in Development Economics, University of Oslo

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