My arts practice investigates philosophy and psychology by drawing in the expanded field – I am interested in the processes behind thinking, observation, conceptual knowledge and how we respond to those things.

Lauren Saunders (b. 1990) is an award-winning visual artist-activist living and working in Hull. Inspired by ecological research and her own environmental campaigning, she explores questions surrounding environmental ethics within her highly experimental and philosophy-inspired drawing practice.

She also campaigns for arts inclusion and accessibility, influencing the community and participatory projects she (co-)produces/coordinates within theatres, colleges, healthcare and community settings within her roles as artist, workshop leader and facilitator. This includes being an Editor-in-Chief of the research-led arts journal The Critical Fish, and within local NHS Mental Health Services.