In the course, many fun and serious tasks related to creative writing, both experimental and classical are done, and language and writing are introduced through various references. The course aims to provide tools for writing and support everyone's unique and special writing style.
Heidi Väätänen is a writer and dramaturge living in Helsinki. Her passion is currently in the linguistics of language and the unexpected genre hybrids of literature. Her debut novel Chloé S:n sanakirja (Chloé S’s Dictionary) was published in the spring of 2022. Alongside writing, she has made multidisciplinary art, especially in the field of contemporary dance, for instance with choreographers Elina Pirinen and Karolina Ginman. In addition to her artistic work, she has taught dramaturgy, writing and stage thinking at Theatre Academy and Sukset Ristiin Susirajalla Summer Academy of Multidisciplinary Art.
Photo: Maija Astikainen