Rita Keegan: The Hands Series

I wanted to share this thought-provoking piece of work by Black American artist Rita Keegan – the third piece from the Women’s Art Library to be installed on our campus at Goldsmiths. Born in the… View Full Post

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The true value of creative degrees

The gulf between what creative graduates contribute to our economy and what they are perceived to contribute is a damaging misconception that undermines not only the education industry, but also society at large. It has… View Full Post

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Sustainable Enterprise Festival

This week sees the final few days of the Sustainable Enterprise Festival, a great online event curated by my colleagues Siân Prime and Adrian De La Court in the Goldsmiths Institute for Creative and Cultural… View Full Post

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Goldsmiths degree shows go online

I’ve been so impressed by the ways Goldsmiths students have responded to the challenges brought about by Covid-19. The past few months have seen an end to face-to-face teaching and the cancellation of final year… View Full Post

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Culture at home

I’ve been struck by the creative ways people and organisations are bringing us art and culture in the ongoing lockdown. Goldsmiths’ local education partners are sharing some great online resources. The Horniman Museum has been… View Full Post

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Lewisham: Borough of Culture

I was delighted to hear earlier this month that Goldsmiths’ home borough of Lewisham will be London Borough of Culture for 2021. This winning bid for Lewisham sees the borough awarded over £1m of funding… View Full Post

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Bridget Riley at the Hayward Gallery

Last week I visited Bridget Riley’s exhibition at the Hayward Gallery, Southbank Centre. This is the largest exhibition of Riley’s work to date, a retrospective of pieces spanning a 70-year career, including during her time… View Full Post

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Revisiting the creative industries

Last week I welcomed colleagues and guests to an event on the creative industries organised by Goldsmiths’ Institute for Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship (ICCE) and co-hosted by the Policy and Evidence Centre (PEC). Creative Industries… View Full Post

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