Phoebe (she/they) is an artist, facilitator, and project manager from Philadelphia whose practice is rooted in traditional and community-based research methodologies, organizational form, collage, performance, and mapping. At the core of Phoebe’s practice, they work to amplify on-going acts of resistance and build reciprocal relationships with particular attention paid to economic, gender, and racial justice. In the past, she has worked as a project manager for numerous arts based organizations including Mural Arts Philadelphia, Philadelphia Museum of Art (Philadelphia Assembled) and Creative Time. Phoebe is a member of the Pennsylvania chapter of the Debt Collective and focused her masters research at the Centre for Research Architecture on household debt.
Leigh (they/them) is a designer-researcher, facilitator, and manager of projects and programs dedicated to building power for social justice, born in the San Francisco Bay Area and raised by New York City. They have spent their career working between government agencies, elected officials, and non-profits on community-led initiatives with outsized impact including as coordinator of the Worker Cooperative Business Development Initiative (WCBDI), the largest municipal initiative in the country to address inequality through worker ownership. A graduate of The New School and the Centre for Research Architecture at Goldsmiths, University of London, Leigh has an interdisciplinary educational background bridging design, ecology, and policy.