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Update August 2019

Posted by Rebecca Skeels on August 5, 2019 at 8:52am 0 Comments

Some of you may be aware that due to the restructure at the University for the Creative Arts there are no longer Course Leader positions. I will be finishing as Course Leader of the postgraduate programmes (MA Ceramics, MA Glass, MA Jewellery, MA Metalwork, MA Product Design and MA Textiles) in the School of Craft and Design at the end of August.

A Quiet Month - Not So Quiet Month

Posted by The Justified Sinner on July 7, 2019 at 2:28pm 0 Comments

A fairly quiet month, May... towards the end of the submission period for the students, followed by the assessments, then graduate shows.

"Talking Practice" at the School of Jewellery with alumnus, Peter Taylor of the Goldsmiths' Centre who is being given an honorary doctorate by the University. I've known Peter for years and it was great to hear him talking about his surprising route from bench…


The Disaster of Disaster Capitalism

Posted by The Justified Sinner on March 31, 2019 at 12:21pm 0 Comments

Watching the hapless and not-very-bright Theresa May implode through the very density of her commitment to her beliefs would be a pleasure if I didn't know that she has the potential to take us all down with her. Almost three years ago, I wrote a blog post about how David Cameron was the "worst prime minister since Chamberlain", never for one moment imagining that what came next could be worse: the…


Cute Apocalypse

Posted by The Justified Sinner on March 3, 2019 at 12:27pm 0 Comments

Carnival of Cute - 2

Bathed in pink, Jacob Epstein's Lucifer looks disdainfully down on the crowd at this week's "Carnival of Cute" at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery. There is no version of hell he could have imagined which could be worse than this...…


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