Alumni news round-up, November 2021

Goldsmiths Design alumna Millicent Barty returned to her hometown in the Solomon Islands to see the devastation caused by climate change, in this short film by the Human Impact Foundation.

Donate Yourself, an Augmented Reality experience created by artist (and Goldsmiths Design graduate) Stacey Pitsillides, can be interacted with as a walking tour around the Ouseburn Valley area until 30 November.

The Intersection, a speculative short film by Superflux, is co-directed and edited by BA Design graduate Matthew Edgson.

“Do not feed the pigeons”, an animated short film produced by BA Design alum Jordi Morera, is part of the student competition at Manchester Animation Festival.

Alumna Dr Marion Lean (MA in Design: Critical Practice) contributed a chapter to the book “Textile Design Theory in the Making”.

You can now see the illustration work of alumna Ilyanna Kerr (BA Design 2013) on some of your supermarket shopping.

Alumni news round-up, March 2021

Work by Goldsmiths Design PhD student at “3 days of fat” art/science event

Taking place at Bush House Arcade, London from Wednesday 10th – Friday 12th October 2018, ‘3 days of fat’ is a ‘live’ art-science event focused on the construction of an island of fat – a ‘fatberg’. The event is part of the research of Goldsmiths Design PhD student Mike Thompson. It includes a series of themed experiments, performances and discussions brining together artists Thought Collider and Arne Hendriks with King’s College London’s Department of Nutritional Sciences and experts from art and culture, life sciences, food, agriculture and healthcare to discuss humanity’s complex relationship with fat, what it is and what it might become.

More information can be found on the King’s College website.

PhD student Tom Keene wins Warden’ Public Engagement Award

At the Warden’s Annual Public Engagement Awards for 2018, Goldsmiths Design PhD student Tom Keene was the winner in the Postgraduate Researcher category.

Tom won for for his project Database Estate, which documents the Save Cressingham Gardens Estate activist campaign fighting Lambeth Council’s plans for demolition.

The awards recognise and celebrate the work Goldsmiths researchers at all career stages did with members of the public in 2017.