ABOUT THE ARTIST ​ Marcelo is a creative practitioner who develops works of art in collaboration with community partners. He creates site-responsive works that activate dialogue, interaction, visual impact and community cohesion. His interests lay in neighbourhood narratives, hidden mythologies, psychogeography, and outdoor works. ​ He is a London-based creative practitioner born in New York City to parents who emigrated from Chile. His work explores interaction, public spectacles, social systems, the body politic and urban imagination. His practice can be understood in four layers that mutually compliment and inform each other: collaborative making, psychogeographic explorations, visual arts and social art. Marcelo’s commitment to social engagement and site-specific work has led him to design and deliver a range of works such as parades, street banners, outdoor performances, sound installations, audio walks, circus, and immersive theatre. He was co-founder and Artistic Director of LOTOS Collective. from 2006 to 2012. He earned a Bachelor’s in Fine Arts in 1999 from the School of Visual Arts, NYC and in 2006 was awarded a Master’s in Scenography from Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design in London. He was successfully awarded a PhD in Performing Arts at Brunel University entitled: 'Applied Live Art: co-authorship in socially engaged and site-responsive performance practice', which was subsequently published as a book. London