BIG team

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Jo Pollitt, Perth Australia

Jo Pollitt is a dancer and writer whose practice is grounded in creative arts research. She is currently completing a PhD at Edith Cowan University, holds an MA in Creative Arts and has worked with various companies and artists including Tasdance, Jennifer Monson (Syd/Melb/New York) and Rosalind Crisp (Perth, Berlin, Sydney).  Jo developed the response project in 2000 as a creative methodology that houses her work as choreographer, writer and dramaturg. She was Co-director of the 1999 Hobart Fringe Festival and the 1998 Tasmanian Poetry and Dance Festival. Jo lectures at WAAPA, fronts co-works with Paea Leach and is the Co-Creative Director of BIG Kids Magazine with Lilly Blue.

Lilly Blue

Lilly Blue, Sydney Australia

Lilly Blue is a visual artist and educator with a background in physical performance, installation and community arts. She has worked Internationally delivering arts residencies, professional development programs, creative commissions and exhibitions, as well as designing arts programming for young audiences driven by a rigorous studio practice. She is currently Creative Learning Consultant with Sydney Opera House and The Red Room Company. Together with dancer/writer Jo Pollitt she is the Creative Director, curator and maker of BIG Kids Magazine, an Australian contemporary arts publication that features the work of children and artists side by side and promotes the arts as an everyday way of seeing and responding to the world.