Xavier Velastin (MA Sonic Arts, 2016) is a bipedal simian, best described as an electroacoustic composer, pianist, computer musician, theatre sound designer or sound poet, depending on when and where you happen to see him. He is of Chilean descent, born in London, and lives in Leeds. [whalesong] runs from Wednesday, 1 August to Saturday, 4 August, 9-10pm […]Read more "Guest Blog: Listening to Whales"
Elizabeth Kow (BA Drama and Theatre Arts, 2017) is a live artist, director, educator and entrepreneur based in Singapore. Her most recent solo live artwork was ‘Jiak Kan Tang’, which she performed in Singapore in January 2018. She is also the co-founder of Thereabouts Theatre and directed their debut performance ‘Set Apart’ in March 2018. Currently, […]Read more "Guest Post: Only the resilient are free"
British composer and recording artist Neil March, who received both his MA and PhD in Music at Goldsmiths, is currently a BBC Introducing Artist. He has played their stage at Latitude 2017 where he performed with his ensemble ‘The Music of Sound’. His music is regularly featured by BBC Radio 3, BBC 6 Music and BBC World Service. His latest single ‘Water (1st Movement)’ was featured on Stuart […]Read more "GUEST POST: FROM NEW CROSS TO A NEW MUSIC LIFE"
Professor Mark d’Inverno, Pro-Warden (International), caught up with alumni Paule Constable and Adrian Sutton in New York to talk about their work on ‘Angels in America’, which is currently on Broadway, and their Goldsmiths experience. This year, the National Theatre production of ‘Angels in America’ broke the record for the most Tony Award nominations for a play in Broadway […]Read more "Interview with alumni Paule Constable & Adrian Sutton"
S K Perry’s (MA Writer / Teacher, 2015) debut novel Let Me Be Like Water was shortlisted for the Mslexia Award and was published by Melville House this month. Sarah was longlisted for the inaugural London’s Young Poet Laureate and was Cityread Young Writer in Residence. She co-founded the masculinities project Great Men in 2012 and has worked on initiatives […]Read more "Guest Post: Debut novel by alumna S K Perry"
The Strings Club, founded by Amy Cunningham (MMus Ethnomusicology, 2010) recently won in the category of ‘Scale Up Business of the Year’ at the FSB Celebrating Small Business Awards. The Strings Club is a music education company for children age 4-11, which also has won ‘Business Entrepreneur’ at the Great British Entrepreneur Awards. After completing her […]Read more "Alumna’s company wins at Small Business Awards"
‘Even When I Fall’ is a feature documentary film directed by Sky Neal and Kate McLarnon and produced by Elhum Shakerifar. They met while studying Visual Anthropology at Goldsmiths in 2005/06. ‘Even When I Fall’ tells the incredible story of Saraswoti and Sheetal, trafficking survivors who reclaim skills that once came at a high cost: […]Read more "Film by alumnae in cinemas today"