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Alex gained an MA from Middlesex University (Fine Art) in 1996 and is currently Fine Art Programme Leader at Central Saint Martins.
He is co-founder of Five Years Gallery (a collaborative artists’ project), and in parallel to his own practice has worked collaboratively with Hadas Kedar since 2000. He has also worked closely with Tate Modern and Camden Arts Centre on a series of collaborative projects that explore the ethics and limits of collaboration when working with groups of school children and young adults. Recent projects include Rulers at Camden Arts Centre (2011), Misguided at Tate Modern (2012) Besame Mucho (2013) and Happy Birthday Abbie (2015) at Five Years Gallery.
Amanda Jenkins trained and practiced graphics and illustration before going into teaching. She taught at a number of schools and Sixth Form colleges and was an Edexcel A level moderator for several years before joining UAL as Foundation Pathway Leader for Communication in 2007.
Amanda has worked for UAL Awarding Body as a Senior Moderator for levels 2-4 Art & Design since its launch. In 2011 she became the first Programme Director of the new Camberwell/Chelsea/Wimbledon (CCW) Progression Centre, where she led the delivery of one of UAL Awarding Body’s largest Level 4 Foundation courses, before taking up her current post as Associate Dean at Camberwell College of Art in 2013.