Lindsey Dryden (BA Media and Communications, 2003) attended the 40th Annual News and Documentary Emmy® Awards in New York City on 24 September 2019 with her film Trans In America: Texas Strong, which won the Outstanding Short Documentary category. The film premiered at South By Southwest (SXSW) 2019 and won a Webby Award and a Webby […]Read more "Goldsmiths graduate wins Emmy Award for Short Documentary"
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 […]Read more "Alumnus Alastair White at this year’s Tête à Tête"
Producer of ‘Trans in America: Texas Strong’ Media & Communications graduate Lindsey Dryden and team have been awarded Best Video Documentary: Longform and the People’s Voice in the same category, at the 23rd Annual Webby Awards – the awards ‘celebrate the best of the internet’. The Webby Award Winners are nominated and selected by The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS).Read more "Graduate News: Double win at Webby Awards for ‘Trans in America’, produced by alumna Lindsey Dryden"
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. […]Read more "In Memoriam: Elena Mourdjis"
Zarina Bhimji was born in Mbarara, Uganda in 1963. She received a BA in Fine Art from Goldsmiths, University of London and an MA from the Slade School of Fine Art, University College London. Nominated for the Turner Prize in 2007, Bhimji has had major solo exhibitions in the UK and internationally. Her work is […]Read more "In conversation with Zarina Bhimji on her exhibition Lead White"
Fine Art graduate Mohammed Sami Al Amili was awarded the annual Hottinger Prize for Excellence – the award, now in its second year, aims to support emerging artists in the regions in which the Hottinger works. Mohammed trained in fine arts in Baghdad before attending Ulster University, going on to graduate from MFA Fine Art […]Read more "Graduate News: Mohammed Sami wins Hottinger Prize for Excellence 2019"
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.Read more "Graduate News: Amir El-Shenawy presents Kilo 64"
Sociology graduate Nazia Khatun was awarded Sportswoman of The Year Award at the Baton Awards 2018, which recognises and rewards best practice and success in the black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) community. Nazia has changed the lives of thousands of women since beginning her career as a boxer – now a trailblazer in the […]Read more "Graduate News: Nazia Khatun wins Sportswoman of the Year at the Baton Awards 2018"
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 […]Read more "In Memoriam: Stanley Glasser"
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 […]Read more "Goldsmiths alumnus Bill Kilby awarded an OBE"