#DORCAS TAKES OVER workshops at the V&A

Goldsmiths Design lecturer Rose Sinclair will be running two free workshops this weekend at the V&A, focusing on black British craft, British crafting culture and questioning what constitutes black British textiles. A display from Rose Sinclair’s archive of Dorcas made and inspired memorabilia, ephemera and precious keepsakes will also be available for participants to view during the workshop sessions.

More information and how to book

“Tomorrow’s Great Pageant” is looking for participants

Illustration by Design alumna Ilyanna Kerr

“Tomorrow’s Great Pageant” is an Arts Council-funded project that re-imagines the iconic Suffrage play, “A Pageant of Great Women”, for a 21st Century non-binary context. DashNDem (which includes Goldsmiths Design lecturer Dash Macdonald) and Nicholas Mortimer (also a lecturer in our department) are producing the project in partnership with Bedford Creative Arts and The Place Bedford.

Are you interested in gender and freedom? Are you part of the LGBTQ+ community? Are you inspired by certain individuals or groups who deserve recognition? Are you interested in finding out how theatre can contribute to meaningful change?

“Tomorrow’s Great Pageant” is looking for participants to join the workshop process and help co-author the production. If you would like to get involved, please contact postworkerstheatre[@]gmail.com.

A launch event for the project will happen on 2 February 2019 at The Place in Bedford; more information and a full list of speakers can be found on the project website.

Call for entries: GeKnowMe art competition

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

Design staff to lead session at London Business Conference and Exhibition

The London Business Conference and Exhibition is a free one-day event that will gather together inspirational speakers and a range of funding organisations who can support emerging businesses in developing the capacity for growth. One of the sessions will be chaired by Professor Mike Waller from our department; alumni Steve Lee and Kevin Palmer will also be amongst speakers. The conference will be hosted by Goldsmiths in the Professor Stuart Hall Building, on Thursday, 13 September:

The event will offer a forum to map out the funding opportunities and support available to equip you with the knowledge and tools to ensure consistent growth. You will also have the opportunity to explore ways to develop new products, services and markets.

It is essential in today’s climate to drive your business forward with creative thinking, innovative technology, smarter logistics and strategic collaborations. This conference will consider how you can benefit from innovations within emerged and emerging markets, in which the UK is a world leader. Join a range of sector experts and government agencies to gain invaluable insights in an interactive environment.

This is a great opportunity to network with like-minded business thought leaders; a platform for companies to come together and develop meaningful relationships and collaborations. Meet with innovators, entrepreneurs, managing directors and other key business decision-makers to share ideas and exchange practical knowledge.

You can book your free place via Eventbrite.