© 2017 Anita Strasser ‘Engaging in Urban Image-making’ was a one-day symposium hosted by the Centre for Urban and Community Research (CUCR) at Goldsmiths, in April 2017. It was organised by Anita Strasser (PhD candidate Visual Sociology) and Gill Golding (Board member of the International Visual Sociology Association) and generously supported by Graduate School Fund, … More Engaging in Urban Image-making by Anita Strasser and Gill Golding
Please join us on June 15th, at the Laurie Grove Baths for an evening dedicated to the slippery inheritances of this historic building. This event marks the launch of Urban Water Cultures – a series of collaborative public work, organised and supported by Centre for Urban and Community Research, Goldsmiths on the urban sociology of … More Urban Water Cultures Launch at CUCR on June 15th.
Designed for photographers, artists and researchers whose work address notions of urban space and culture, the international Urban Photography Summer School provides a highly intensive two-week practical and theoretical training in key aspects of urban visual practice and research. The course aims to offer participants a wide range of relevant skills resulting in the production … More International Urban Photography Summer School
In March 2017, Whitechapel Gallery hosted a workshop-roundtable discussion with artist Mikhail Karikis and Whitechapel’s head of education and public programmes, Sofia Victorino. Organized by Dr. Rebecca Coleman, the workshop offered a glimpse into the process behind Karikis’s latest work, “Ain’t Go No Fear,” which is currently on display at the gallery. The ten-minute video … More Mikhail Karikis: Visual Storytelling, Participatory Performance, and Sonic Logic by Meredith Lawder
On the 10th of March of 2016 Sabela described her emotional ties to London through a photograph she made for my project on the experience of Spanish migrants. Sabela: ‘this picture was taken in Heathrow right after collecting our suitcases ( ) this ‘giant welcome’ is how I felt about London and about … More Sabela’s Prophesy: Brexit and The View of Spanish Migrants in London by Nacho Piqueras
I took a walking tour around Manchester. This was a fringe event that coincided with The British Sociological Association conference in April 2017. We began on Oxford Road, by the University of Manchester. We stood outside the Rutherford Building. Inside is what became known as ‘Rutherford’s Room’, the office Ernest Rutherford used during research … More City of Myth and Concrete by Steve Hanson
MA Visual Sociology, Social Research for Public Engagement exhibition, March 2017 Each year, those studying Social Research for Public Engagement,, part of the MA in Visual Sociology, produce sociological studies, presented in an end of term exhibition. This year, the theme was ‘repetition’. In this blog post, Riccarda Cappeller takes us through the different … More Exhibiting repetition – Doing Visual Sociology By Riccarda Cappeller