Alumna Jacquie Binns (BA Textiles, 1986) was commissioned by Leicester Cathedral to design an embroidered funeral pall for the reinterment of King Richard III. On Sunday 22 March 2015, the funeral pall was revealed at a reception service for the monarch at Leicester Cathedral. The black pall is beautifully decorated with an intriguing mix of images.… Read more King Richard III’s funeral pall designed by alumna
“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
Forty Years Ago by Tom Murtha You asked how it began. The First Time. The first time I met him was in my room at Raymont. I was standing on my balcony smoking. It was a sunny afternoon in early October 1972. The day before I had returned from a holiday in Spain with a… Read more Guest Post: Forty Years Ago
You may have recently received a phone call from one of our current students to talk about your time at Goldsmiths, to find out what you are up to now and to discuss the possibility of you donating to the Annual Fund. If you did and you donated, thank you very much! This year’s campaign… Read more Update on the Annual Fund
Alumna Tena Štivičić (MA Writing for Performance, 2004) has won the 2015 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize for her play, 3 Winters. The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize is the oldest and largest prize awarded to women playwrights. Award-winning actress Rebecca Hall presented Tena with an award of $25,000 alongside a signed and numbered print by artist Willem de Kooning.… Read more Alumna wins 2015 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize
Between all of us working here in the Development and Alumni Office, we’ve attended many graduation ceremonies and not all of them at Goldsmiths! We might be biased, but we like it here at Goldsmiths the best and it is a highlight for all of us to meet our new graduates with their proud families in the… Read more Hello GoldGrad!
Work donated by Goldsmiths alumni who went on to become some of the biggest names in the contemporary art world has sold for more than £1.4 million at Christie’s on Thursday 12 February, to raise funds for a new gallery on campus. Damien Hirst (BA Fine Art, 1989) donated Ipratropium Bromide, which had an estimated sale… Read more Alumni work raises £1.4m for Gallery
Being a single campus has many benefits – it brings staff and students together from all corners of the University and encourages collaboration. Our small campus community has a global reach, and in many ways that is down to you, our alumni community and the personal connections you have with each other. We launched Goldsmiths… Read more Goldsmiths Reunite: Around the World in 7 Days