Camille Sapara Barton (they/them) is an artist and educator who explores creative interventions that sustain life. Rooted in Black Feminism, ecology and harm reduction, they use creativity as a means to grow the more beautiful world our hearts know is possible. Embodiment, healing justice and drug policy are key threads within Camille’s work. They are certified in the Resilience Toolkit – a somatic modality that supports nervous system regulation, stress management and creates the capacity to recover from trauma. From 2015 – 2020 Camille led the Collective Liberation Project, providing workshops and training on embodied approaches to anti-racism.
In 2022, Camille launched the GEN Grief Toolkit, a collection of embodied practices to support grief work within movements for environmental and social justice. They are currently the head of Ecologies of Transformation, a temporary masters programme at Sandberg Institute, which researches how art making and embodiment can create social change.