Camara Lundestad Joof

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Camara Lundestad Joof (b. 1988) is a Norwegian-Gambian documentary performance artist, playwright and author.
She is currently a house playwright at Nasjonalteateret (The National Theatre).
She recently received the prestigious Hedda Award 2022 for her play They Must Birth to Us or Fuck Us to Love Us – for Best Stage Text. It was also nominated as Production of the Year.
For the past twelve years, she has worked as a political and artistic adviser for art institutions, organizations and governments in Norway and The Nordics.
Since 2008 Joof has, together with Liv Hege Skagestad, led the youth and children’s theatre Den Mangfaldige Scenen (The Multiplicity Stage) in Oslo, both as a project leader, performing artist and artistic advisor.
Her artistic and political works tend to center around intersectionality, norm critique and youth.