The Creative Lab welcomes Marit Ulvund, who will be a visiting fellow from February to July 2018. Marit Ulvund is an Ass. Professor in theater, with an arts-based and practice-led PhD from NTNU, Norway, and QUT, Australia. She has a long experience with art programs in kindergarten and elementary school, as a university lecturer/practitioner in drama/theatre, conductor of international university art and education projects, and director and actor in music and theater performances for children. Marit is a director of Seanse Art Center, located at Volda University College, Norway. Seanse has hosted about 500 artist in residencies since 2004, and arrange national and international art workshops, conferences, and a Small Art Festival. Active in an international network, Seanse hosted the first International Teaching Artist Conference (ITAC1) Oslo 2012. Marit is on the founding board for the ITAC conferences, the next coming up in New York, 13-15th of September 2018. Seanse has since 2010 had an extra focus on supporting artists in creative partnerships and developing knowledge and research in this area of expertise.