RM Sánchez-Camus is the founder and director of the studio. An important strand of his practice is the building of support and exchange systems for artists, curators, activists and scholars working in social art practice. Marcelo is the co-founder and organiser of Social Art Network, a UK-wide association of creative professionals dedicated to socially engaged work. He co-convened the Social Art Summit, the first national UK review of socially engaged practice. He is a creative consultant on Axisweb’s Social Artery and Social Art Library (SOAL), two new online platforms dedicated to building a legacy around social practice. He is also the Lead Artist on Social Art For Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (SAFEDI) AHRC fellowship with Manchester Metropolitan University.
You can read more about Marcelo’s work and biography here.
Rebecca Thomson is an artist living in London. Since graduating from the Glasgow School of Art she has exhibited her work at the Royal Scottish Academy, the Woon Foundation Prize, public art trails including Art Licks Weekend, and a solo show in TriO, a community, cultural and arts space in London E17. After completing an MA in History of Art she has continued her research practice into body politics and subjectivity in visual culture.
Since joining ALAS in 2020, Rebecca has produced a series of workshops for Inner Rooms Inner Minds and supported the Woolwich Speaks project amongst others.
Georgie Hubbarde is a community artist and ceramicist living in Brighton. She graduated from Goldsmiths with a degree in Fine Art and has been working within community spaces ever since. She currently facilitates workshops for vulnerable groups of people and has a particular interest in using tactile materials, in order to improve a sense of well-being among participants.
Georgie has facilitated workshops for several ALAS projects including Scrolled Life Stories, Inner Rooms Inner Minds and WTF Just Happened?!
Tee Bolitho is an organiser and administrator living in London, who has worked on a variety of campaigns from anti-gentrification work to community support programmes. They work with unions and community organisers operating across Britain. Tee focuses on governance and general administration for ALAS.