The Groundnut began in January 2012 as a bi-monthly supper club in south London organised by three friends: Duval Timothy, Jacob Fodio Todd (BA Politics with Economics, 2009) and Folayemi Brown (BA English, 2013). After three years of supper clubs, the Groundnut is launching their first cookbook – a contemporary African cookbook that draws on… Read more The Groundnut Cookbook launches today!
Congratulations to alumna Julia Dahr (MA Screen Documentary, 2014), whose graduate film won the One World Media 2015 Student Award. Her film, Kisilu – I’ll start with myself, was one of four shortlisted for the award. The annual One World Media Awards rewards the most outstanding coverage of developing countries and recognises the critical role of… Read more Alumna wins One World Media 2015 Student Award
A highlight of last year’s Venice Film Festival and this year’s Edinburgh International Film Festival, Blood Cells is the story of Adam, an exiled young man, who embarks on a dark and twisted journey home across modern Britain. Blood Cells is a feature debut from directors Luke Seomore and Joseph Bull and produced by Samm Haillay, Tim Francis… Read more Blood Cells releases in the UK on 30 June
New Documentary ‘Sev’ Out Soon Sev is Yanitsa Paramova’s second documentary – to be out soon. It is a rare and touching film about the life of a Bulgarian orphan. After spending his childhood in notorious Bulgarian orphanages, Sev is on a journey back to his troubled past. He travels from the UK to Bulgaria to… Read more Guest Post: New documentary ‘Sev’ by alumna out soon
“How can Visual Cultures celebrate the curatorial and artistic work of its alumni?” is a question Head of Department Gavin Butt has been asking himself recently. All over the world alumni from the Department of Visual Cultures at Goldsmiths are enjoying successful and interesting careers in the art world, with many working at the frontiers… Read more Calling all Visual Cultures alumni