We are a network of creative people who come together to deliver human-centered projects with social impact.
We think creativity and culture are the keys to building an equitable and thriving society.
We also believe people need to be at the heart of this work.
Founding members of People Studio – Gabriela
& Magdalena conceived and established Language Labs at the Librería bookshop in Brick Lane. Language Labs utilised the bookshop whilst it was closed on Mondays and partnered with education body ELATT to support Tower Hamlets migrants looking to gain English literacy skills. The project ran for 3 years and encouraged community cohesion between different demographics in the Brick Lane area through language classes and other ad-hoc events.
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Founding member of People Studio, Rafaela was commissioned by Notting Hill Genesis and Berkeley homes to found and co-design Woodberry Down-based youth organisation STAY with its members. To support this work People Studio commissioned a collaborative photography project between STAY and a local photographer to capture both its members and the essence of Woodberry Down, past, present and future.
The partnership has delivered community events for young people including a football tournament supported by Arsenal in The Community.
Artonomy was an independent student arts collective founded by Magdalena Moursy, whilst studying at Leeds University, in 2014. It was dedicated to nurturing the careers of emerging artists and creative professionals by providing opportunities to exhibit, perform, sell work and develop event management skills.
Over the course of four years Artonomy hosted a number of fine art and live music showcases in support of charity and was organised, under Magdalena’s guidance, by new cohorts of students each year.
Celebrating the influence of Jamaican bass line and sound system culture on London’s vibrant music scene.
A series of interviews with some of our city’s most celebrated artists, uncovering the cultural lineage of London’s most iconic sounds – from Jungle and D&B to Dubstep and Grime. The interviews were hosted by prolific music journalist Lloyd Bradley. In partnership with Time Out, Bass in the City was a cultural festival that explored the relationship between urban spaces, communities and identities, championing London as a place of inclusivity and diversity.