Written and composed by the Scottish composer Alastair White (MMus Composition, 2017), ROBE is a sci-fi fashion opera that redefines music-theatre. Showing as part of Tête à Tête: The Opera Festival on Tuesday, 6 August from 9.20-10.20pm at The Place, London. ROBE is a post-human fantasia about cartography, cyberpunk and the A.I. singularity featuring high […]
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Elena Mourdjis graduated from Goldsmiths with a 2:1 BA in Design on 13 September 2013. Her achievements include: February 2014: Worked for Technology Will Save Us, a company that makes DIY gadget kits, and represented them at a Qatar fair in November 2014. April 2015: Completed a three-month course at Shillington College in Graphic Design. […]
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The Goldsmiths Confucius Institute and the Department of Politics and International Relations would like to congratulate Jordan Akisanya (BA International Studies and Chinese, 2018) for his new role as Chinese Research Analyst in the Corporate Intelligence Division at KPMG. Jordan said, “I’m very grateful for the opportunities this degree provided me throughout my studies; they were […]
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Stanley Glasser, Emeritus Professor of Music at Goldsmiths and Honorary Fellow of the College I first met Stanley Glasser – who has died on 5 August, aged 92 – at my interview for a Lectureship in Music at Goldsmiths. Even though some things were conducted less formally in those far-off days, it was still a […]
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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 […]
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Peter Moorse was a champion of church music. He was a musical mover and shaker. He moved us, he shook us. He took us through a hundred shades of every emotional colour of the rainbow and brought us to a peak of performance practice that few have ever or will ever match. Peter was […]
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Bill Kilby (BSc Psychology, 1978) has been made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for his exceptional contribution to international development in this year’s New Year’s Honours List. Bill has a selfless and sensitive approach, authority and personal stamina, which has earned plaudits in the most challenging and testing circumstances during […]
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Why Goldsmiths? Diana Aroutiounova (MA Digital Media: Technology and Cultural Form, 2012) writes about her Goldsmiths experience and what she has gone to do since leaving I applied to study at Goldsmiths on a whim. I was living in Greece with my mom back then and was not sure what to do with my life, except that […]
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Dr William Herbert Cecil “Liam” Smith 26th of September 1925 to 14th of September 2017 This is an obituary for an extraordinary man based completely in the words of Goldsmiths students who knew Liam Smith as a teacher, as head of Raymont Hall and as an inspirational friend. Ann Arnold and Wendy Sim (Goldsmiths 1962-65) […]
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