• A Festival of Ideas
  • January to May 2022
  • Guelph

Jo SiMalaya Alcampo

Jo SiMalaya Alcampo (pronouns: they/them) is an interdisciplinary artist born in Manila the capital of the Philippines and raised in Malvern in the heart of Scarborough.  They currently live in Toronto on the traditional territories of the Wyandot, the Petun, the Anishinabek Nation, and the Haudenosaunee (“People of the Longhouse”).

Jo’s art practice integrates storytelling, installation-based art, and electroacoustic soundscapes. Jo has developed community arts projects with queer youth, consumer/survivors of the mental health system, and migrant care workers.  Jo is a member of Kwentong Bayan and Kapwa Collective.