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Conf #3: Fri 13th June – Exhibition launch

The third and final large event in the Live Transmissions event was the exhibition launch of the project ‘Freedom of Movement: the bike, bloomer and female cyclist in late C19th Britain’ (or Bikes & Bloomers for short!). It was held at Look Mum No Hands, a popular bike cafe, bar and workshop in a fantastically [more...]

Conf #3: Thurs 12th June – Symposium

The full day LIVE Transmissions: Critical conversations in crafting, performing and making symposium was held in 310NX Road as per the sewing workshop the day before. It was an invite-only event that brought together a total of 32 amazing people from last year’s symposium along with some new faces. Everyone was there because they are [more...]

Conf #3: Wed 11th June – Public Talk

The full day Bloomer Making Workshop was followed by the second event on the Live Transmissions program – A Public Talk by Jackie Orr, Associate Professor of Sociology at the Maxwell School, Syracuse University.

I was delighted to have Jackie perform her piece Slow Disaster at the Digital Edge as part of the official launch [more...]

Conf #3: Wed 11th June – Bloomer Making Workshop IV

The first event in the four day LIVE Transmissions program was a Bloomer Making Workshop held at 310 New Cross Road, just around the corner from the main Goldsmiths campus. It is a shop on the high street that is managed by the Centre for Arts and Learning and has two main rooms as well [more...]

Student Bursary – Roz Mortimer: Exploring haunting through technology…

For a while now I’ve been engaged with a series of sites in rural Poland where there are unmarked mass graves from WWII. They are the graves of Roma families who were killed at the roadside, in forests and wheat fields. I’ve been using text, moving image and photography to explore ways of animating the [more...]

Conf #3: LIVE Transmissions program – 11-14th June

Conf #3: Participants

Julia Bryan-Wilson | Art History, Berkeley | juliabw@berkeley.edu Nerea Calvillo | Sociology, Goldsmiths | sop01nc@gold.ac.uk Beckie Coleman | Sociology, Goldsmiths | rebecca.coleman@gold.ac.uk Sarah Corbett | Founder of Craftivist Collective | craftivist.collective@gmail.com Jennifer Gabrys | Sociology, Goldsmiths | j.gabrys@gold.ac.uk Chiara Garanttini | Health Strategy & Solutions Researcher, Intel | chiara.garattini@intel.com Ali Eisa | MA Visual Sociology, [more...]

MA Visual Sociology Student Bursaries

I have been pleased to be involved with the MA Visual Sociology at Goldsmiths this year in a variety of capacities. It’s an exciting new course that puts materials, methods and experimentation at the centre of understanding and communicating social worlds.

I have helped to crit student work, run several training events (16mm filmmaking and [more...]

Bikes & Bloomers launch – Friday 13th June

And more event news – The Bikes & Bloomers exhibition launch poster is out: