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Po Tu Tu

Visual Artist, Performer, Story Teller

Po Tu Tu is a Karen man born in Burma who grew up in a refugee camp. He is a visual artist, performer, story teller. Po first connected with MAV in Bendigo by exhibiting in Chrysalis at Dudley House and went on to create a story from the perspective of a tree in Once Upon a Tree. He performed in the TerryandTheCuz production of Sk!n and recorded an audio story for Punctum Inc’s. Public Cooling House.

Po is passionate about live performance, and in mixing the Karen language and English to express themes about his homeland and contemporary life as a person of colour in Australia. He is currently working with MAV as a Cultural Facilitator to strengthen capacity, connect and engage the Karen community in Bendigo with arts and cultural activity

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