If you are based in Brazil, get in touch with your ambassador to find out how you can meet other alumni and get involved with the Goldsmiths community near you.
More than 240 Goldsmiths alumni currently reside in Brazil. If you live there now or are thinking of relocating, you might want to get advice from local alumni, or you may wish to expand your professional network with people who share your experience of having studied at Goldsmiths!
If you'd like to get involved with Goldsmiths activity in your area, get in touch with your Alumni Ambassador, listed below. If there isn’t one located near you, email alumni (@gold.ac.uk) to let us know how we can help.
Cecilia Bergamo (MA Contemporary Art Theory, 2012) was educated as an architect in Brazil before completing her degree at Goldsmiths. Cecilia now works developing strategies for corporate sponsorship of the arts in Brazil.
Email: c.bergamo (@alumni.gold.ac.uk)
Rio de Janeiro
Ana Tarrisse attended Goldsmiths as part of Science without Borders (Ciência sem Fronteiras), a Brazilian Government scholarship programme which aims to send 101,000 Brazilian students on sandwich courses at some of the best universities around the world. Ana is finishing her studies in both Engineering (Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro) and Design (Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro). She has also been working as a web developer for Huge Inc, with a focus on user experience.
Email: a.tarisse (@alumni.gold.ac.uk)
Lilian Bado (MA Contemporary Art Theory, 2012) works as a producer at Fundação Bienal, which is considered to be one of the most important art exhibits in the country. In 2014, it exhibited “How to (see) things that don’t exist”, curated by Charles Esche. Lilian was responsible for the production of seven projects including performances, installations and a film exhibition in the Ibirapuera Park. In 2015, Lilian produced the Bienal Touring Programme in collaboration with other institutions and museums in Brazil. At the same time, Lilian is running her own exhibition project: Minefield, a temporary exhibition of arts, performances, music, literature and film by national and international creators.
Email: l.bado (@alumni.gold.ac.uk)
Rafaela Cappai (MA Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship, 2011) created her own company after leaving Goldsmiths. Espaçonve (meaning spaceship) is a digital school that helps creative people transform their talents and passions into a viable and sustainable business. In 2015, Rafaela published her first book 'Creative and Entrepreneur, Yes Sir'.
Email: r.frederico (@alumni.gold.ac.uk)