Guest post: Thomas McMullan debut novel published by Bloomsbury

Thomas McMullan is a writer, critic and journalist whose work has appeared in publications including the Guardian, Observer, Times Literary Supplement, Frieze and BBC News, and has been published in 3:AM Magazine, Lighthouse and Best British Short Stories. He has worked with visual artists, game studios and theatre companies in London, Amsterdam, Beijing and Los… Read more Guest post: Thomas McMullan debut novel published by Bloomsbury

Alumnus donation helps launch ‘Creating Queer Histories Fund’

Alumnus Geoff Hardy (Education with English, 1974) and his partner Peter Roscoe have recently made a substantial donation to the Goldsmiths Centre for Queer History to launch a new ‘Creating Queer Histories Fund’. The Fund will support student research into queer history, as well as encourage projects that promote wider public engagement with queer histories.… Read more Alumnus donation helps launch ‘Creating Queer Histories Fund’

Guest Post: QC at Tate Exchange, Tate Modern

Jennifer Allen, known professionally as Quilla Constance (abbreviated to QC), is a British contemporary artist, lecturer and curator, and studied an MFA Fine Art at Goldsmiths in 2006. QC’s interdisciplinary practice has shown widely in the UK and overseas, at venues including Camden Arts Centre, Zabludowicz Collection, ICA, Freud Museum, The RA, Jerwood Arts and… Read more Guest Post: QC at Tate Exchange, Tate Modern

Guest Post: ‘Surfing the Asian Wave’ by alumnus Steve McGinnes

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… Read more Guest Post: ‘Surfing the Asian Wave’ by alumnus Steve McGinnes

Guest Post: The Screaming Alice

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… Read more Guest Post: The Screaming Alice

Alumnus Alastair White at this year’s Tête à Tête

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

Guest Post: Alumnx Heath Pennington publishes BDSM research

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… Read more Guest Post: Alumnx Heath Pennington publishes BDSM research

Graduate News: Double win at Webby Awards for ‘Trans in America’, produced by alumna Lindsey Dryden

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).