About Mette Edvardsen
Her work is situated within the performing arts field, also exploring other media or other formats such as video, books and writing, and her interest is always in their relationship to the performing arts as a practice and a situation. With a base in Brussels since 1996 she has worked for several years as a dancer and performer for a number of companies and projects. Since 2002 she develops her own work and presents her performances internationally. A retrospective of her work was presented at Black Box theatre in Oslo in 2015. In 2010 she initiated the project Time has fallen asleep in the afternoon sunshine to develop learning by heart as a practice, a process which is still ongoing today. She contributes to publications, and is regularly teaching, mentoring and involved in jury work at several arts institutions. She is currently a research fellow at Oslo Arts Academy.