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

“Hair: Untold Stories”- panel discussion chaired by Rose Sinclair

Hair, Untold Stories is an upcoming Horniman Museum exhibition which will invite visitors to confront their own relationship to their hair, whilst exploring the many unexpected stories from the local to the global context.

The Museum is looking for six panel members to respond to the narratives/artworks and stories relating to Black hair in the exhibition, the emphasis and tone of voice and to provide recommendations to the Horniman.

Discussions will take place over three Zoom sessions, chaired by Rose Sinclair from the Department of Design at Goldsmiths:

Panel 1: Tuesday 10 November, 4 – 5.30pm

Panel 2: Tuesday 24 November, 4 – 5.30pm

Panel 3: Tuesday 15 December, 4 – 5.30pm

If you are interested to be involved or have any questions, please get in touch with Sarah Byrne, by Wednesday 4 November 2020. More information can be found on the Horniman Museum website.