Alumni news round-up, November 2021

Goldsmiths Design alumna Millicent Barty returned to her hometown in the Solomon Islands to see the devastation caused by climate change, in this short film by the Human Impact Foundation.

Donate Yourself, an Augmented Reality experience created by artist (and Goldsmiths Design graduate) Stacey Pitsillides, can be interacted with as a walking tour around the Ouseburn Valley area until 30 November.

The Intersection, a speculative short film by Superflux, is co-directed and edited by BA Design graduate Matthew Edgson.

“Do not feed the pigeons”, an animated short film produced by BA Design alum Jordi Morera, is part of the student competition at Manchester Animation Festival.

Alumna Dr Marion Lean (MA in Design: Critical Practice) contributed a chapter to the book “Textile Design Theory in the Making”.

You can now see the illustration work of alumna Ilyanna Kerr (BA Design 2013) on some of your supermarket shopping.

Autofoto: A Design Department collective self-portrait

After many months spent in virtual space, we tentatively return to campus to begin another year. During this academic year (2021-22) we hope to make a portrait of the Design Department. It will be a collective self-portrait, made up of photostrips taken in an analogue photobooth, pinned up on entrance wall to the Lockwood Building. Each person will receive a token to take their picture.

Over time it will gradually grow to represent the staff, students and people that make up our community. The analogue photobooth is a fitting tool to capture a return to in-person, on-site activity, as it requires being-here for the photo to be taken.

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