New Girl in the City – The Final Chapter

By Promita Guha Here’s the final update on the New Girl’s experience of London after she arrived from West Bengal to study for her Master’s at Goldsmiths. In the first article of the series, we learned about the New Girl’s initial impression of London, before we then saw her grow closer to her flatmates in the second instalment, and enter…

Volunteer of the Month: Jungeun

Jungeun Lee, BA Media and Communications student, tells us via this amazing animation all about her volunteering at CEN8.    

Let’s Talk About… STEM Subjects

By Danielle Desouza For those who are unaware of what the acronym STEM stands for, it is science, technology, engineering and mathematics. It is a term that encompasses and promotes these fields. They are predominantly filled with males, but why is this? Stereotypically, males have been linked to STEM fields, whilst females have been linked…

Exhibitions We’re Excited about | May ’18

Another month, another round of incredible art! Block Universe 2018 [26 May 2018 – 3 Jun 2018] “International performance art festival Block Universe returns to London for its fourth edition beginning on Spring Bank Holiday Weekend (26 May to 3 June 2018) with a 9-day programme of performances, workshops, talks and film screenings.” Read more…

Articles We’re Loving | May ’18

There’s nothing better than London in the sunshine! It’s the best time to grab a good book or those articles you’ve bookmarked and have a lazy read in the sun! So, with that in mind, we’ve found 3 great articles for you to do just that:   In ‘The rise and fall of the illustrated…

The Book Club – Hot Milk by Deborah Levy

Review by Helena Barrell In her sixth novel, Hot Milk, Deborah Levy manages to capture the most mundane of everyday events and transform them into eye-catching analogies and symbols through her strange and beautiful prose. The novel begins when the narrator, 25-year-old Sophia Papastergiadis, drops her laptop on the concrete floor of a beach bar….

Student Highlight – Citiscape by Geeta Roopnarine

  ‘Citiscape’ is one of the pieces I  made  which was exhibited in the MA Computational Arts pop up exhibition in the Professor Stuart Hall building this May. The MA Computational Arts at Goldsmiths, University of London, offers students a course in Creative Computing where we learn to write code and create works which are coded…

Where Are They Now – Mia Ramgopal

What did you study and when did you graduate? I studied a full-time BA English degree and graduated last July in 2017. What did you do as a CEN8 volunteer? I completed a range of different tasks for CEN8. I started off with organising, monitoring and preparing creative and arts-related activities for the Saturday Arts…

Meet The Professionals – Jennifer Hahn

This month we’re featuring one of our very own! When she was at university, Jen was one of CEN8’s social media strategists! Read about what she’s been up to since graduating!  What’s your job title? Commercial editor  How would you describe your job? I oversee the creation and publication of commercial (i.e. sponsored) content for…

Articles We’re Loving | Apr ’18

Here are our top picks to get your creative juices flowing this month! We’ve mixed it up with some insightful and colourful videos: In ‘Amplifying the Voices for Social Change‘ dive into Amplifier’s mission to extend the reach and impact of art that addresses social issues. “Part of the way they do that is by producing…