Staff in the Department of Design

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Yemi Awosile

Associate Lecturer
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Yemi’s work is informed by cultural insights expressed primarily through textiles and printed matter. The broader scope of her practice bridges design and visual arts through social interventions.

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Edward Bagenal

Lecturer in Design
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Edward's research is broadly focused on investigating the nature of the curation of authority through its manifestations in material culture and the democratisation of access to governance and agency in civic systems.

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Stuart Bannocks

Lecturer in Design, Programme Lead BA Design
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Stuart's work is currently focused on zines, self-publishing practices, and comics as vehicles for exploring and interrogating architecture and design.

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Ruth Beale

Associate Lecturer
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Ruth Beale is an artist whose socially engaged practice seeks to trouble societal structures, reframe knowledge hierarchies and advocate for collective approaches.

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Teresa Cos

Associate Lecturer
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Teresa is a visual artist and musician based in London. Indebted forever to rhythmanalysis and depth psychology, their audiovisual works, performances and scores map and disrupt culturally fabricated notions of time, identity, memory, and desire.

Roberto Feo

Professor of Design
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Roberto Feo is a partner in the multidisciplinary design studio EL ULTIMO GRITO, winners of the 2012 London Design Medal.

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Sean Hall

Lecturer in Design
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Sean researches the ways designed objects have normalising conditions of production and categories of consumption.

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Sahra Hersi

Associate Lecturer in Design
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Sahra Hersi is an artist and spatial designer, and she describes her work as “caring about people, places, art & architecture, in that order”. Her work is public and ranges in scales from zines, workshops, public realm interventions and buildings.

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Ruby Hoette

Senior Lecturer/Programme Lead MA Design Expanded Practice
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Ruby is a designer/researcher exploring fashion in context. Her work unpicks and reconfigures relationships between garment and system, theory and practice.

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Nella Piatek

Associate Lecturer
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Nella Piatek is a critical designer, researcher and cyberwitch studying the evolution of the human in conjunction with digital technology.

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Drew Richards

Associate Lecturer
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Drew is a game designer and maker, his work encompasses commercial tabletop games as well as gamification for public engagement through workshops and events.

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Harry Richardson

Associate Lecturer in Design
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Harry Richardson is a partner at Committee, a design office and art studio based in south-east London that has, over the last twenty years, created work of many kinds for clients and cultural institutions around the world.

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Naama Schendar

Lecturer in Design
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Naama Schendar is a performer, director and filmmaker. Her work explores how narrative, speculation and the body are involved in the construction of socio-political norms.

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Cindy Strobach

Lecturer in Design Practice and Making
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Cindy is a designer and maker. Her work invites people to explore science and the natural world in their own context.

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Mike Waller

Professor of Design and Innovation
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Mike's research continues to develop design innovation research through Goldsmiths Prospecting and Innovation Studio (Pi Studio).

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Rain Wu

Associate Lecturer
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Rain is an artist and architect working on the intersections of food, ecology, cartography and politics.