Steve McGinnes (BA Anthropology and Communication Studies, 1994) is a writer, speaker and business leader. He tells us about what he’s been up to and his recently published book, Surfing the Asian Wave: How to survive and thrive in the new global reality. I’m a world ‘expert’, business leader, speaker and TV Pundit – all […]
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Veronica Thornton (BEd Art and Design, 1974) taught art throughout southeast London for 30 years and is currently based in Cambridge. She tells us about her time teaching and her first novel The Screaming Alice (rhyming slang for the Crystal Palace). I was inspired to write The Screaming Alice based on my experiences as an art teacher […]
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Heath Pennington (MA Performance and Culture, 2013) received their second MA in Gender Studies from Central European University in 2018. Their cross-cultural thesis explores affective bonds around belonging and gender amongst BDSM practitioners in London and Budapest. Their interdisciplinary research interests include affect and queer theories; gender and performance studies; and embodiment. Read more about […]
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Rohith S. Katbamna (MA Television Journalism, 2010) is a filmmaker, journalist and author based in London. His most recent work is the hybrid novel, Down and Rising, which was released in January 2019. Born in Hammersmith, England, Rohith began his writing career in the film and television industry. Following on from his work with the BBC, […]
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Presenting his feature documentary debut, a story of entrepreneurship Kilo 64, MA Screen Documentary alumnus Amir El-Shenawy tells us of his career so far and his experience at Goldsmiths.
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John Mitchell (PG Fine Art, 1980 and PG Art Teacher’s Certificate, 1985) is a multi-media artist currently working on a series of photo-based projects. He also studied BA Drawing and Painting (1978) at Edinburgh College of Art and MA Education (1991) at the Institute of Education, University of London. His work was recently included in […]
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Goldsmiths alumnus Neil March reports on an new compilation album launch.
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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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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 […]
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