Joanne (JoJo) Matthews is an Artist, Facilitator and Producer currently based Edinburgh. Her work is concerned with the complex systems we live by, how these connect to nature. Her work has a belief in the political potential of collectively.

 

Working across disciplines, she moves through art, activism, production, facilitation and working and living in small farming and permaculture communities. With a DIY approach, the work has manifested as illustrations, zine-making, writing, sound-work, objects, performance, events and workshops.

She is trained as a forest school assistant, has studied permaculture design and has worked in a small welding company. Jojo has a BA in Modern Drama Studies at Brunel University. She is currently undertaking the Art, Space & Nature at masters at Edinburgh College of Art.

From 2018-2019 Jojo was the co-facilitator of research group Art is Action (Do It Together) at Somerset House Studios, a social practice research group led by UK based artists and producers.

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Joanne Matthews 2018

All images by the artist unless stated otherwise.