On 20 October, a charity bake sale is taking place at Goldsmiths to celebrate Lewisham’s diverse communities and the stories behind their iconic bakes. Design lecturer and avid baker Rose Sinclair will take part and discuss how she uses Caribbean cakes to spark conversations in her Caribbean front room textile installations.
If you or anyone you know at Goldsmiths or in the local community is a keen baker, we’d love to hear from them! We’re asking participants from all backgrounds to bake a dessert, share the recipe and a memory it brings to life.
Fill in the Participant Form and submit it to Will Cenci by Friday, 12 October at 9 am.
On 19- 20 October, Goldsmiths will be hosting the Mayor of London’s ‘Arrival’ project, which celebrates migration to London since the Windrush in 1948. Goldsmiths Design lecturer Rose Sinclair will participate in two of the events taking place:
20 Oct, 12 pm
Join Rose for an afternoon of exploring the legacy of Dorcas societies. Members of Dorcas societies will share their memories and fabrics in an informal setting over teas and coffees.
20 oct, 4 pm
Join Goldsmiths researchers and community groups for a bake sale with a difference. Rose Sinclair will discuss how she uses Caribbean cakes to spark conversations in her Caribbean front room textile installations.
Both events are free and open to all, but please book your place via Eventbrite.
The Accessible Genetics Consortium (TAGC) in Collaboration with Goldsmiths, University of London are taking part in the ESRC Festival of Social Science, and they’re looking for artists and designers to contribute to the event. During the Festival, TAGC will be exhibiting innovative art work designed to help communicate some fundamental genetics concepts.
The concept submission deadline is 23:59 on 8th October 2018. More information can be found on the TAGC website.
Download a detailed Call for Entries
Taking place at Bush House Arcade, London from Wednesday 10th – Friday 12th October 2018, ‘3 days of fat’ is a ‘live’ art-science event focused on the construction of an island of fat – a ‘fatberg’. The event is part of the research of Goldsmiths Design PhD student Mike Thompson. It includes a series of themed experiments, performances and discussions brining together artists Thought Collider and Arne Hendriks with King’s College London’s Department of Nutritional Sciences and experts from art and culture, life sciences, food, agriculture and healthcare to discuss humanity’s complex relationship with fat, what it is and what it might become.
More information can be found on the King’s College website.