Heli Aaltonen - Anti-extinction Storytelling, Finnish Runo-Singing Tradition, the Rowan Tree and How the Elk Clan came to be
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Heli teaches drama and theatre at Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NTNU, at Department og Arts and Media Studies. Georgiana Keable meets Heli to speak about storytelling, the environment and traditional Finnish runo-singing.
Heli’s research has focused on drama and theatre where relations between Humans and Nature are seen from a post-humanistic perspective. In 2015 she was a co-editor in Nordic Drama Magazine, where the topic was Green Drama. This year she has co-edited a new issue, 2/2020 of Nordic Drama Magazine. The magazine will be published in October with focus on sustainability.