Rose Sinclair to be featured on craft-focused BBC 4 programme

Rose's Caribbean Front Room installation at Lewisham Shopping Centre, 2016
Rose’s Caribbean Front Room installation at Lewisham Shopping Centre, 2016

Rose Sinclair will be one of designers and researchers featured in “Craftivism: Making a difference”, a programme due to be aired on BBC Four on Monday 1 February 2021 at 10 pm (afterwards, it will be available on iPlayer). The host of the programme is comedian Jenny Éclair.

Rose will be talking about Dorcas Clubs, her Caribbean Front Room installations, and Black  women and crafting.

 

Rose Sinclair recognised with Special Award for Civic Engagement

Caribbean Front Room installation
Rose Sinclair’s Caribbean Front Room installation

Dr John Price (Department of History) and Rose Sinclair (Department of Design) were recognised with a Special Award for Civic Engagement at the Warden’s Annual Public Engagement Awards 2020, for the interdisciplinary project “Windrush: Arrival 1948”. The awards, which celebrate excellence in public engagement at Goldsmiths, were announced on Thursday, 10 December.

The “Windrush: Arrival 1948” project includes exhibitions, interactive installations, festival activities, and online resources, exploring moments of Arrival and Settlement in post-war Caribbean migration to the UK. Continue reading “Rose Sinclair recognised with Special Award for Civic Engagement”

Short course- “Prince Studies: Design for Life”

Prince mural in Cleveland, Ohio

Do you love Prince, Design and cultural theory? Then this short course run by Design staff in January is the thing for you:

Prince Studies: Design for Life

Starting date: 16 January 2021
11 am-1 pm, 10 weeks

Tutors: JC Kristensen, Nina Trivedi

Prince Studies offers a unique opportunity to study the artist, musician, performer, filmmaker and icon Prince, and the context in which he lived and worked, using fandom as a method to explore visual and material culture.

More information and bookings on the Goldsmiths website