Alumni news round-up, March 2021

Creative commissions at Lewisham Music

Music charity Lewisham Music is inviting applications for two creative briefs:

  • An opportunity for an artist (or artist collective) to design and deliver a permanent public artwork that will occupy a prominent position at the heart of the Grade II listed building ‘The Fellowship & Star’.

Read more information about this commisssion

  • They are also looking for a dynamic, community-focused individual filmmaker or media organisation to film, produce and edit a series of films to support the online launch event of our new premises.

Read more information about this commission

Both opportunities are open for applications until Friday, 26 February.


Kickstart placement- Design thinker

The Catapult is supporting the Kickstart scheme, to provide young people with practical work experience to help them start their career journey.

Design Thinker placement- part time

Duration: 6 months

This placement is for 16-24 year olds who are currently claiming universal credit. Only applications from candidates who have applied via their DWP Work coach are accepted. More information on how to apply on the Catapult Careers website.

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.