A feature writer, poet, artist, Jittima Pholsawek is keen on the issues of the environment and community affected by development, the way of life of ethnic peoples, inequality, and cross-boundary as well as work for social justice of people’s sector. Apart from expressing herself through the works of poetry and arts, she has joined many times in the uprisings of people’s movements.
She believes arts helps to transform society. And arts can be introduced to mobilize the cause of people’s movements. She attempts to combine the issues of arts and community by creating the “Cultural Rights Project” under which the art exchange between Thai-Burma Salween has been launched and artists from the region got to work together at villages along the Salween in Maehongson, the arts and community in the sea-nomad community of “Urak Lavoy”, Ban Toebalew, Lanta Island, Krabi and lately the Arts in a Common River: Mekong River.