Goldsmiths' Official Student Magazine
Literary and Creative editor Julia Dezsö talks to Savannah Brown about her latest self-published collection of poems, success as a teenager and the experiences of being a writer during the pandemic
Reporting on Goldsmiths University’s decision to cut funding for the Against Sexual Violence project and the Student Union’s statement of response, News Editor Tahera Bundhun outlines the college’s consistent lack of commitment to the campaign and echoes the SU’s call for support.
In a mesmerizing mix of creative writing, illuminating essay work and urgent call to action, Katrina Nzegwu's piece touches on many vital yet nuanced of the current moment, including the relation of collectivism and individuality to race, colonialism, and class.
Bye Bye Francis, the campaign to remove the slave pioneer statues from Deptford Town Hall, explains the colonial history of the iconography and why it should be taken down.
Looking back on Notting Hill Carnival 2019, the event seems to resemble a distant other world. Using the current climate as a critical lens, Goldsmiths alumni Yuvan Kumar's photo essay is a vibrant, honest, and insightful look at the carnival's most recent incarnation.
Arts and Culture editor Joseph Hewlett-Hall discusses the symbolic and political implications of removing colonial statues, touching on the laziness and cowardice of conservative response to such removals, as well as responses within the Goldsmiths student community towards colonial iconography on our own campus.
A selection of poems by Niquella Simposn-West, including 'Sraet', 'PMS', '419', and 'Need'.
What agency do we have over our electronic appliances? Politics editor Aarushi Matiyani evaluates the kitchen through a postcolonial and gendered lens, revealing the semiotic aspects of our everyday appliances that inspired a project of her own.
Food and Drink editor Maisie Goulsbra investigates the cultural significance of fish 'n' chips - it's origins, evolution, and unclear relationship with current and future generations.