Author Archives: Øystein

About Øystein

Born in Oslo, Norway 2nd August 1983. Freelance theatre director. Joint artistic director of the theatre company Imploding Fictions and Oslo International Theatre.

Line up for Anniversary Festival

Imploding Fictions has been around for ten years. Can you believe it?! That means celebrating! Saturday 2 December 2017 ALL DAY! at Nordic Black Theatre / Cafeteatret Oslo, Norway   Program A detailed program will be published later, but for … Continue reading

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Vestre Aker

I have been exploring Vestre Aker to find the heart of this bydel. It seems to be a bydel obsessed with skiing. If you plan to visit a café in one of these areas check the website for the seasonal … Continue reading

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The Amelia Project

Exciting news! On 1st December 2017 on iTunes, Stitcher and Soundcloud, Imploding Fictions will launch a brand new narrative podcast called The Amelia Project! We are producing the show in association with Open House Theatre (AT) and Bunbury Banter Theatre … Continue reading

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Associates Alumni

Boundless Theatre (previously Company of Angels) have launched their new website. Joint artistic director of Imploding Fictions, Øystein Ulsberg Brager, is presented among the Associates Alumni. Check it out here! “The Angels Associates Scheme has been pivotal to my career.” … Continue reading

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Gamle Oslo

Gamle Oslo I’m sitting at Oslo Mekaniske Verksted’s as I write this. Oslo Mek is in Grønland, which is in the bydel Gamle Oslo. I’m part of a writing group that has semi-regular meetups there. We meet, we buy coffee/tea/beer. … Continue reading

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Bydeler / The boroughs of Oslo

Today I was talking to someone I am close to. She has lived in Oslo for 59 years. (It will be exactly 59 years next month when (let’s call her H) H has her birthday.) I mentioned that some people … Continue reading

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Hver bydel har et hjerte: Grünerløkka

A tree at St. Hanshaugen. (Have a closer look at what is hanging from the branches…)   Et tre på Tøyen Da jeg var liten så mistet jeg ei stygg brun lue. Det var et uhell men mora mi trodde … Continue reading

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Arbeidstittel: “Arr”

Øystein Ulsberg Brager har fått med seg Agate Øksendal Kaupang, Kristofer Blindheim Grønskag, Marta Huglen Revheim og Benjamin Noble for å utvikle konseptet til en ny TV-serie. Dramaserien har fått tittelen Arr. Mer om innholdet kommer snart. Skriveprosjektet er en … Continue reading

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New project: Hver bydel har et hjerte / The Hearts of the City

Throughout 2017 poet and blogger Leeanne Stoddart will travel around Oslo searching for the heart of each borough. She will write blogs, take photos and write poetry from each place she goes to. You can trace the journey on Imploding … Continue reading

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Nyttårstanker: Frihet i det frie feltet

Foto fra “Radha is looking good” av Chandni Mistry (UK) and Tal Jakubowiczova (ISR), gjestespill fra Hide & Seek Theatre på Theatre Café Festival Oslo i 2014 Fotograf: Ida Oppen Noen nyttårstanker om skillet mellom institusjon det såkalte frie feltet. … Continue reading

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