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"
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 Female Voice @ BAFTA Los Angeles Julia Dos Santos (BA Media and Communications, 2016) was nominated to win one of four top prizes at the BAFTA Los Angeles Student Film Awards in the documentary category for “The Female Voice”. The documentary was made in collaboration with Minji Kim (BA Media and Communications, 2016) and Jeanette Lee […]Read more "Guest Post: The Female Voice"
Abstract Figures in the Windows of the Leeds City Museum Dan Crooks (BA Fine Art, 2015) is from Sheffield and has lived in Leeds, London and Huddersfield. He currently lives and works in South Yorkshire. He tells us about his time studying at Goldsmiths and the Window Frame Project, a gallery space in the windows of […]Read more "Guest post: Abstract Figures"
The Raindance Film Festival is the largest and most important independent film festival in the UK. This year’s Raindance Film Festival will take place from 21 September to 2 October 2016 in Central London (Piccadilly Circus), screening 100 feature films and over 150 short films. Palace of Fun produced by George Stocks (BA English, 2013) […]Read more "Raindance Film Festival screens alumni film"
Wooden Overcoats created by David K. Barnes (MA Writing for Performance, 2013), an original radio sitcom about rival funeral directors, has recently been nominated for this year’s PRIX EUROPA for Radio in the Digital Audio category. PRIX EUROPA is a weeklong trimedia festival and the biggest professional forum of its kind. This year it is celebrating […]Read more "Alumni Podcast Nominated for PRIX EUROPA"