Open Innovation Opportunities – Innovation and Business Growth Event

When: Wednesday, 11 December 2019, 14:00 – 17:00

Where: Ian Gulland Lecture Theatre, Goldsmiths, University of London

Free to attend; register via EventBrite.

The Goldsmiths Open Innovation Network (which includes our department’s Pi Studio) aims to bring together the world of academia and business to foster collaborative knowledge exchange, creating transformative relationships across sectors and partnerships. It is a platform to engage with Goldsmiths in enterprise activities from: collaborative funding bids and commissioned research; to student projects and placements; through to more formal arrangements like Knowledge Transfer Partnerships.

AutoHoodening

AutoHoodening Flyer

MASHING THE MONSTROUS KENTISH MIDWINTER RITUAL OF HOODENING WITH THE HORRORS OF CONTEMPORARY AUTOMATED WORK

Join Post Workers Theatre for a department -wide end of term extravaganza: four days of collective creativity and co-production, kicking off with a talk event & screening on Monday 9th December 2-5pm in the Hexagon (room 211, Lockwood Building).

Hoodening is an ancient folk custom performed in East Kent for over 200 years. The Hoodeners were mainly agricultural labourers, working in ploughing teams who visited pubs, shops and houses during the fallow season of winter, entertaining their hosts with carnivalesque horseplay in return for ‘largesse’, beer and cake. The Hoodening team’s stock characters represented their working realities. From the ‘poor old’ hooden horse exhausted by the hard labour forced upon him to the whip carrying ‘Waggoner’ trying to keep the others in line. Continue reading “AutoHoodening”

2019 MA Design Expanded Practice show: Confluence

Confluence poster

When:

  • Thursday 12th December, 6-10pm: Press and Industry Night
  • 13th to 16th December, 10-5pm: Open to the public

Where:

  • MA studios (Lockwood Building), St James Hatcham Church (ground floor), and 310 New Cross Road.

“One definition of confluence is the flowing together of two or more streams to become a larger river. There is something beautiful in the paths each stream traces; however, our Public Programme looks at the junction where they all come together. Continue reading “2019 MA Design Expanded Practice show: Confluence”