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Jo Munton

Jo Munton is a puppeteer and storyteller, sculptor and animator. She has performed internationally from Siberia to Spain, from Denmark to India. But has mostly been based in Mid Wales, working on many projects from storytelling at Bryn Cello Ddu on ynys mon to operating Giant puppets at the Millenium centre, Cardiff.

Spoken word artist Stephanie Finegan sits on slabbed steps. She wear all black and addresses a clack and white puppet to her left. The feet and hands of puppeteer Jo Munton are just in view.

Image: Stephanie Finegan and Jo Munton perform 'We are her future / how far have we come?'

Jo Munton collaborated with spoken word artist Stephanie Finegan (OORYA [pronounced oo-r-ya] ) joining 31 d/Deaf, Disabled and Neurodivergent artists taking part in the DASH award winning project: We Are Invisible We Are Visible (WAIWAV).

The artists staged Dada inspired interventions in 30 museums and galleries across Britain and Northern Ireland on 2 July 2022 only​​​​​​​, marking the 102nd anniversary of the 1st Dada International Exhibition in Berlin.

Their intervention 'We are her future / how far have we come?' took place at Grizedale Arts, Coniston. Find out more.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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