Episode #13: When culture is closed down

Roza Moshtaghi

A conversation with Roza Moshtaghi, Julie Rongved Amundsen and Oda Tømte

In early November, the Oslo City Council announced a social closure in the Norwegian capital to limit the increasing corona infection. This led to a ban on indoor cultural events.

We all want to take part in the fight against the spread of covid-19 - but what consequences will such a closure have for freelancers, for the public and for the society? And what does it mean for an artist to have her performance canceled only days ahead of the premiere?

Dancer and choreographer Roza Moshtaghi had to cancel the premiere of her new performance, LIMBO. Theater critic, writer and editor of Scenekunst.no Julie Rongved Amundsen has written eloquently about how the theaters have dealt with the corona situation. In this episode of our podcast, Oda from Black Box teater meets Roza and Julie to talk about how the cultural closure affects us.

Published 20 November 2020.


Roza Moshtaghi: LIMBO

Scenekunst.no (7.11.2020): “Teater som smutthull”, written by Julie Rongved Amundsen

This podcast episode is made by Oda Tømte, Anne-Cécile Sibué-Birkeland, Elin Grinaker, Morten Pettersen and Martin Langlie.

Julie Rongved Amundsen