Touraj Bandéh (Tooji)
Creative leader and co-founder of ConsciousNorway. Educated within children’s welfare and integrative psychotherapy. Former family therapist and communication advisor for Bufdir and Blåkors. He also worked as television host for NRK, MTV and Nickelodeon.
Illustrator and author of the children´s book series “Taki & Grandma” that was based on a mix of his own childhood and the children he would meet on his path through humanistic work. With a aim to give children emotional competence by teaching them the life lesson keys of knowing how to deal with sadness, the dynamics of life and knowledge to find their own truth instead of the one that society would limit them to.
Director of “The Father Project” and “The travellers”, his activism through art carries political messages regarding human rights, specially focusing on LGBTQ and womens rights. He has also worked as a songwriter writing in many genres from house/pop to K-pop.