Neil Davidson is a guitar player and composer. He works mainly in improvised music performing with the groups Asparagus Piss Raindrop, Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra, With Lumps and Muris. He has performed with the BBC SSO and in 2013 he and Liene Rozite produced new work for the Edinburgh Art Festival. He teaches performance and composition at Glasgow University  and runs the net label Never Come Ashore.

Arild Vange is a poet and translator. He has written several critically acclaimed books of poetry including improvisasjon person and annerledes enn. His translations include the work of Franz Kafka, Anja Utler, Peter Waterhouse and Yoko Tawada. He collaborates regularly with musicians including Lemur, En En En and Neil Davidson, and is currently working in collaboration with visual artist Per Formo. His own poetry has been translated into German and English.

Frode Eggen is an actor and improviser. For many years he performed with the improvising theatre group Ramp, Trondheim. He now works regularly with Det Andre Teatret, Oslo and with Eldbjørg Raknes on improvised theatre for children. In 2012 he appeared as Kiddi Casio in Nattskiftet on TV2. He teaches improvised theatre skills internationally and is now studying to be a clown in hospitals.

Kristin Lian Berg is a visual artist and author. Her first novel was published by Cappelen Forlag in 2003 and her work has been exhibited at Take off 2006, Galleri Brandstrup, Oslo and in a solo show at Visningsrommet USF,  Vestlandsutstillingen-07 in Bergen. She taught creative writing for Forfattersentrum Midt-Norge and in 2009 she won the Kritikerprisen at Trøndelagsutstillingen for the installation The Light Book Project.

Kyrre Laastad is a percussionist and multi-instrumentalist active in various musical forms including pop, free improvisation, contemporary composed music and jazz. In recent years he has worked with Øystein Moen in Ringmodulator, the trio Mikado, with Daniel Meyer Grønvold and has been working and touring with Jenny Hval in Norway, Australia and the US.

Willy Walder is our dramaturg

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