[ISEA2011] Artist Statement: Jo Tito – Kohatu

Artist Statement

A rock is shaped by water that flows from the mountain across the land and out to sea. It has many stories and carries the energy of the land from which it comes…

  • Jo Tito is a 37 year old creative entrepreneur and artist who is passionate about art and bringing about change in the world. An innate connection to the land and environment inspires her creativity and the stories she tells through her work. She has been a photographer for the past 16 years and is also a multimedia artist working in painting, sculpture and digital storytelling. She also has a background in health and education and has worked at the grass roots level of community using art as a tool for change. Connections and relationships are important to her and are at the heart of everything she does. Over the past 10 years, she has had the privilege of working with some of the most talented artists from around the world through overseas travel, exhibitions, festivals and gatherings.

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