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Call for applications 2022: Artists’ Film & Moving Image Master’s at Goldsmiths

Priority application deadline: January 20, 2023

Goldsmiths' MA Artists' Film & Moving Image is now accepting applications for enrolment in September 2023.

This one-of-a-kind twelve-month practice-based master’s degree is aimed towards artists and filmmakers working in the field of artists’ film and moving image who want to expand their practice and professional networks with the help of Goldsmiths’ Department of Art.

The curriculum is focused on each student’s unique experience as an artist seeking to create in the rapidly expanding field of moving picture. Students are challenged to synthesize the knowledge and understanding gained from its bespoke curriculum, which connects practice, theory, and professional development, into a reflective approach to the intellectual, aesthetic, social, and technical processes required to bring their individual artistic project in moving image or related media from concept to realization.

The curriculum integrates discursive and practical teaching, which is guided by Goldsmiths professors and visiting speakers. A seminar series exploring the histories, contexts, and futures of moving image artists is supplemented with practice-oriented seminars and workshops. Particular attention is paid to how new technologies, emerging practices, and hybrid genres might be shaped by historical precedents while also drastically challenging existing standards of dealing with moving images.

A recurring theme throughout the program is the material display and discursive reception of artists’ film and moving image inside a gallery context, as well as the agency of a pluralistic moving image in relation to the fixed plane of the cinematic or networked screen.

The curriculum emphasizes professional growth through customised mentoring and workshops with renowned professionals, as well as study excursions to film festivals, exhibitions, and institutions, taking use of its London location and strong association with professional organisations and institutions.

Recent visiting lecturers and academic faculty include: Abbas Zahedi, Joshua Bonnetta, Maeve Brennan, Jasmina Cibic, Adam Chodzko, Rabz Lansiquot, Lydia Ourahmane, Filipa Ramos, Shubigi Rao, Rachel Rose, Ben Russell, Alia Syed, Zoe Whitley, Andrea Luka Zimmerman, Rehana Zaman, Rindon Johnson, Ben Rivers, Laura Huertas Millan, Steve Reinke, Janice Kerbel, Victoria Chalklin, Laura Grace Ford, Stephen Johnstone, and Programme Director, Gail Pickering.


Applications for entry in September 2023 are now open, with a priority deadline of January 20, 2023. For more information on the programme, available scholarships and how to apply online, please visit here.

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New Cross
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London SE14 6NW
United Kingdom