Ida Grimsgaard got her B.A. in scenography at Norwegian Theatre Academy in Fredrikstad, Norway. An important element in her work is the focus on a personal, physical experience. With a starting-point in the body’s memory and our emotional understanding, Ida wants to understand and communicate a language of the senses. It shouldn't be only the eyes or brain that decides, but also the physicality. Ida is interested in the performative, both concerning space, and also with objects. She uses costumes and a visual language to animate objects, giving them life and personality. With the desire to live in a world were we don’t deny what we don’t know
– Ida wants to confirm a truth in our fantasy.
Working in the fields of theater, film and performance, she has exhibited and performed her work at different festivals around the world. Ida is based in Oslo, Norway.