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Cases for everyone!

nonfiction festival
Forfatter: Litteraturhuset i Oslo
Forlag: (20. oktober)
This year's Case Proceedings Festival has a varied and star-studded program, and is practicing its democratic basic thinking by being open to everyone.

During this year's case prose festival, among other things, the place of social democracy in Scandinavia will be thematized. We have a chat with festival manager Mette Karlsvik, who has his favorites on the program list. 

- With your broad background and experience, why would you become head of the Non-Prose Festival?

“Because it has such a potential! It is the largest case festival in the capital, with a good, concentrated one-day program, and my experience has been that Norway's position as a literary country made it easy to get international 'stars'  here."

- Tell us a little about this year's program.

“One goal has been to create a concentrated and powerful, yet varied and inclusive program with something for everyone. The idea of ​​the program structure emerged – and saved us from total creative paralysis – on the basis that Litteraturhuset has previously been a teacher's college. We have played around with schedule, guests read special assignments, problematic sexuality is problematized through books that The joy of vagina og Script about the anus, and much more. We have sought a balance between themes and genres, broad and narrow, high and low profile guests and so on – and fortunately we have so much space at the Literature House that we can manage everything in one day. ”

- Is that a gimmick?

"We have always been skeptical of our own idea, but this with the timetable has remained because it ensures that the time is evenly distributed among the various subjects. . .

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