Gittoes shares his views on art, activism, war, media, international conflicts, multiculturalism and creative solutions.
The [04.26.2011] interview recorded at Station Museum in downtown Houston following the opening night of his solo exhibit, “Witness to War” featuring paintings, photographic, multimedia and film work.
The Australian born artist has traveled to many places for his projects, including: Nicaragua, Somalia, Lebanon, Gaza, Cambodia, Laos, Mozambique, South Africa, Congo, Rwanda, Yemen, Bosnia, Northern Ireland, Russia, Europe, UK, Philippines, China, Taiwan, Tibet, Timor, Pakistan and Afghanistan — often during times of conflict and social upheaval. He is currently an independent filmmaker based in Jalalabad, Afghanistan and the Peshawar region of Pakistan.
This week’s program had current work from local and international artists and featured an interview with George Gittoes during the last hour of the show. Click the photo above for more info on his current projects.