Film by alumnae in cinemas today

‘Even When I Fall’ is a feature documentary film directed by Sky Neal and Kate McLarnon and produced by Elhum Shakerifar. They met while studying Visual Anthropology at Goldsmiths in 2005/06. ‘Even When I Fall’ tells the incredible story of Saraswoti and Sheetal, trafficking survivors who reclaim skills that once came at a high cost:… Read more Film by alumnae in cinemas today

Supported by the Annual Fund: Sharing Stories

This year’s Telegraph Hill Festival attracted thousands of visitors to engage with the local community in and around the New Cross Gate area. Over 16 days in March/April, 125 events ranging from concerts, art shows and open studios to talks, workshops and open gardens were organised by local volunteers and performers to inspire the community to get involved, celebrate and have… Read more Supported by the Annual Fund: Sharing Stories

Guest Post: Going Viral

Going viral with Emily Pelleymounter I attended the Visual Anthropology MA course in 2005 and it was challenging for me academically and artistically but it was also the first time that my creativity had been fully supported. Goldsmiths was an environment where not only was it okay to have these ideas, but it was applauded.… Read more Guest Post: Going Viral

Alumna wins 2015 Sheffield Doc/Fest Grand Jury Award

A Syrian Love Story produced by alumna Elhum Shakerifar (MA Visual Anthropology, 2006) and directed by Sean McAllister won the Grand Jury Award at this year’s Sheffield Doc/Fest. Sheffield Doc/Fest brings the international documentary family together to celebrate the art and business of documentary making. Filmed over five years, the film charts an incredible odyssey… Read more Alumna wins 2015 Sheffield Doc/Fest Grand Jury Award

Guest Post: The Burning Bridge

The Burning Bride Manoj Kerai contributes this guest post about his time at Goldsmiths and his book The Burning Bride. I’m Manoj Kerai and I was at Goldsmiths from 2006 to 2012. I came to Goldsmiths through clearing with the intention of only staying for one year before transferring to another university. I didn’t know Goldsmiths would change… Read more Guest Post: The Burning Bridge