Every day our students, staff and alumni are involved in amazing things. From live music to lectures, and plays to poetry slams, there are countless ways that you can experience what makes Goldsmiths special and celebrate the achievements of our community. Here's our pick of six things to do in the coming week.
Explore: Goldsmiths women's influence on fashion and power
April is the last month to catch Design Museum's Women, Fashion, Power exhibition, curated by honorary graduate Dame Zaha Hadid. Through interviews, multimedia and unique historic pieces of clothing, the exhibition looks at how princesses, models, CEOs, Dames and designers have used fashion to define and enhance their position in the world. It features Goldsmiths alumni and fellow Camila Batmanghelidjh, Dame Vivienne Westwood, and Dame Mary Quant.
Eat: Your way around South London
Image: Jael Marschner, Time out
Londoners have voted and the results are clear; South London is one of the best places in the capital to find value-for-money food. Time Out's 100 best cheap eats in London featured two eateries that are on Goldsmiths' doorstep - Meze Mangal and Brockley Market. Other south of the river places include Brixton and Borough market, both a short hop from New Cross.
Celebrate: the arrival of spring with Michael Rosen
BBC Front Row marked the arrival of spring by inviting creatives to share a piece of their work that relates to the season. First our was poet and children’s author Michael Rosen, who teaches on our MA in Children's Literature, reading from The Wind in the Willows. Listen to it on BBC iPlayer.
Immerse: yourself in Christian Marclay at White Cube
Image: Ben Westoby, courtesy of White Cube
Students from our Compuational Arts programmes have worked with internationally renowed artist Christian Marclay to deliver his major new exhibition in London. Antonio Daniele and Haein Kim (MFA Computational Arts) and Diego Fagundes (PhD, Arts and Computation) created animations for the show’s centrepiece - a large-scale, dizzying, Pop Art video installation which projects across four walls. The exhibition is open until 12 April.
Experience: Quilla Constance live
Image: Simon Richardson
Alumna Quilla Constance's (Jennifer Allen), exhibition ‘PUKIJAM’ opened in Brixton this week. The exhibition features videos, photographs, painting and sculptural costumes, as well as live performance evenings.
Enjoy: Campus spring photographs
Finally spring seems to have arrived in New Cross, with the last few weeks bringing lots of sunshine to campus. Students and and staff have been sharing their spring snaps on Instagram, which we've compiled on our Facebook page. Keep sharing your campus photos on Instagram using #goldsmiths.