Borbála Soós (Artist Caretaker) is a curator, artist and an active advocate, participant and organiser of artistic and ecological research. Her practice responds to, disrupts and enriches environmental thinking and related social, political and decolonial urgencies. She holds an MA in Curating Contemporary Art, Royal College of Art, London (2012), and is currently undertaking a part-time PhD research at Goldsmiths College in the Art/Visual Cultures Departments.
Amelia Hawk (Maternity Leave) (Artist Caretaker formerly EOP & Public Programmer) is an artist and whose work often begins as conversations and materialises as performance, installation, clothing and publications. She has recently become interested in exploring connections between art practice and counselling strategies and is training to be a counsellor. She runs a podcast called Otherwise Silent.
Ruth Claxton is an artist who makes things. Sometimes those things are artworks for exhibitions or public artworks and sometimes they are resources like the Birmingham Art Map, programmes like Workshop Birmingham, infrastructure like STEAMhouse or multiverses like Eastside Projects.
She works with Gavin Wade to make things happen, imagine and run the organisation, find the money, curate and produce projects and exhibitions and develop strategic plans. She leads on the development of artists support programmes including EOP, The Syllabus and STEAMhouse.
She is a Company Director and one of Eastside Projects’ founders.
The EOP Thinkers are a group of five EOP members who are thinking with EOP to explore what it is and what it might look like in the future. For 2022/23 the EOP Thinkers are Sophie Bullen, Jennifer Brough, Rhiannon Evans, Rene Francis-McBrearty, Tesha Murrain-Hernandez.