Joh Fairley aka Joh Nyx (She/Her) is a social worker and performance artist with a Masters in Community Cultural Development, from Naarm (Melbourne). She creates immersive art rituals around grief, loss and loneliness and this intersection of art making and ritual has led her to begin working in Funerals. Joh focuses on co-creating funerals with people that are meaningful, considered and accessible.
Joh has previously worked within the Not for Profit sector as a social worker and arts worker, including at the Centre of Innovative Justice for a Coronial Inquest into Covid deaths and at the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre as the Arts Project Manager.
Joh is presently deepening her knowledge of the effects of grief and trauma on the human body and the use of somatics to support and assist the grieving process.