~ Poet: Erlend O. Nødtvedt ~

Norangsdalen by Erlend O. Nødtvedt

A wonderfully abstract animation by Kristian Pedersen of Gasspedal Animert, who say in their Vimeo description:

Norangsdalen is one of Norways most narrow and steep valleys. It is notorious for its frequent avalanches and landslides. In 1912, an enormous landslide dammed the valley river, causing it to flood and submerge a farm and a small forest. This is today known as the lake Lyngstøylsvatnet – a popular expedition spot for divers.

According to the Norwegian Wikipedia and Google Translate,

Erlend O. Nødtvedt (b. 1984) is a Norwegian poet from Fyllingsdalen and the winner of the Youth Poetry Prize in 2008. He now lives in the city of Bergen, where he studies at the University of Bergen. Nødtvedt previously attended the Skrivekunstakademiet (Writing Academy) and is on the editorial board of the journal Vagant.