Claire joined Social Life as an Intern in November 2017. She is a researcher, whose passion is in radical art and activism, queer cities, and urban inscriptions in the built environment. She is currently undertaking a part-time PhD on queer placemaking through artistic interventions in the UK at the Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL.
Claire’s background is in sustainable development, having lived & worked in the Gambia, Ghana, Liberia, and Sierra Leone on various projects, as well as working in the start up sector in the UK. She holds a BA Governance and Law from London Metropolitan University and an MSc Environment & Sustainable Development from UCL. She co-founded in 2016 the collective Liminal Spaces which explores how art, activism and academia can be combined to create interdisciplinary public projects, focusing on notions of community, place and identity.