I explore the relationship between materiality, creativity and consumerism by attempting to ‘reshape’ the identity and hopefully our relationship with some materials of the very lowest value. Read More
For me Architecture has captured my imagination in the power that it holds over our everyday lives in many different ways. Read More
I usually work with film and animation and tend to focus on issues specifically regarding young people between 16 and 25. Read More
I’m from an engineering background and spent most of my school days studying sciences and material engineering.
I’ve always been quite a hands on kind of person and enjoyed helping my dad build things from a young age. (decks/treehouses etc.) Being able to apply this to real problems and help people is a win win for me. Read More
The University of Brighton’s Hastings campus is holding its annual Digital Film Festival on 30 May of May from 5pm at the Kino Teatr cinema and music venue in St. Leonards. Read More
My product is called “Oritatami”, it is described as a flexible seating solution for modern living. Read More
The University of Brighton has again been ranked among the best globally in the world for fashion. Read More
I work within the moving image medium creating multi-disciplinary work utilising digital technology and analog film processes which are amalgamated with textural animations. Read More
A renowned Brighton illustrator protested against cutbacks in the arts in schools as he collected a top V&A award.
I’ve always loved storytelling and taking otherwise boring subjects or processes and transforming them into something whimsical and carefully considered. Read More
Before I start working on a project, I am looking for a strong conceptual idea of why I am doing a particular work. Read More
My work is based on a fictional story which is a monologue of nature that represents itself as our creator and dictates for us new rules to follow. For my first term project, I designed a safe haven in case of the danger that we might put ourselves into such as war. Read More
My programme is inspired from the information and results gathered from my previous project. Within this project, I created a device that experimented with fragments found in Stanmer Park and tested them up against natural conditions, to inform both me and others what materials could be found in our site, and how we could use them in architectural structures.
My work captures an ongoing pursuit of creating experientially stimulating environments that challenge and defy both the norms and standards of spatial design. Read More
As an artist, I am interested in how people engage with the world around them. What do they connect with on an emotional, physical or instinctual level and how can I influence this? Read More
My current project is the conversion and remodelling of three existing rows of 1970’s, prefabricated concrete, residential terrace houses in Thamesmead to incorporate a community-based food hub, that could fit into a larger productive urban landscape. Read More
My practice explores the psychological dimension to experiencing and understanding the ecological crisis by weaving together narratives from biology, geology, philosophy and personal experience. Read More
I like to think that my work is a combination of all the things that make me happy. I try to use bright colours and a mixture of magical and mundane things to compose my own world. Read More
My project begins with visiting traditional architecture in Taiwan. Read More
“Buildings should be constructed as ‘material stores’ and designed for re-assembly in the future”, according to leading Brighton architect and senior lecturer Duncan Baker-Brown. Read More
Drawing upon a strong fascination with human psychology, philosophy and spirituality, my work has a predominant focus on portrait painting and figuration. Read More
My work articulates questions about the relationships between each other, society, and the technologies that infiltrate our daily lives, often mediating personal relationships and transforming the socio-political dynamics of the world.
My style of work is quite clean. I’m really interested in photography, especially documentary photography. Read More
DMSA student Jeph Vanger talks about the influences behind his work. Read More
Over the last three years I have been specialising in printmaking within a fine art context. I use etching and primarily portraiture to explore notions around the networks and exchanges we have. Read More
I use vividness to make architecturally inspired geometric structures using a wide range of materials including light, with an emphasis on classical formal concerns such as scale, weight, and proportion.
My practice is process driven, often underpinned by a strong narrative, journey or experience. It is also fuelled by my passion for finding, testing and exploring new materials. Read More
My dissertation focuses on the Moomins – a family of anthropomorphic cartoon creatures which were created by the Finnish artist and writer Tove Jansson in 1945 and became the central characters in a series of children’s books and a daily cartoon for adult readership in London’s Evening News from 1954. Read More
My dissertation project explores how a predominately heteronormative society has a significant impact on the way gender and identity is understood, particularly examining the Drag King community. Read More
My work is strongly influenced by location as every place I visit has its own history, culture and community. I visit different locations such as Port Talbot gathering research providing me with an invaluable wealth of inspiration to create work reflecting on the notion of place.
My practice is dominated by thoughts of the uncanny, the tension between violence and violation and the notion of body surrogates. Read More
Within my practise I explore bold colours and contrasting textures and how these elements combined convey a mood in an illustration. Read More
My practice primarily explores how sensory engagement impacts the way we relate to the self, others and our environments. I’m really interested in the intersection between art and daily life, and the possibilities that art provides to explore different ways of relating to the world. I mainly work through wood, sound, video installation and workshop facilitation. Read More
Heraldic materials are significant to my work; I draw visual imagery from anthropological collections such as the Pitt River Museum in Oxford. Read More
“I am an emotional painter. A male painter trying to grasp at his insecurities, question the world around him and confess his emotional break the stigmatic world of toxic masculinity. ” Read More
The 50thanniversary of the assassination of US civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr is being marked with an exhibition at the University of Brighton. Read More
Emmy Sale is a final year Fashion and Dress History student who will be showing work in the Graduate Degree Show. Read More
A visiting tutor for our Photography courses and Photography BA(Hons) alumni, Helen has been announced as the winner of the Max Mara Art Prize for Women. Read More
Three University of Brighton staff have been selected to speak at the Royal Academy of Arts 2018 Teaching Painting Conference: Painting the New in June.
Our campus development is up for the Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards.
The 3rd Film & Screen Studies Annual Symposium will take place on Friday 27 April 2018. Read More
The University of Brighton’s BA Fine Art Painting blog is now live!
Graphics and Illustration students work is shown on main thoroughfare Lewes Road.
Apply for the Cass Art & Phoenix Studio Award!
Kensington Palace has announced that University of Brighton graduate and New York-based photographer Alexi Lubomirski will take the official wedding photographs of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Read More
Printmaking students helped young carers to discover their talent for print as part of a University Outreach Masterclass. Read More
During the Easter holidays, work has begun on some willow edges to the beds to the dye garden at Grand Parade. Read More
The enAball, a portable and adaptable painting device that allows wheelchair users to independently express themselves through art. was put to the test in a workshop in Fabrica Gallery. Read More
The Edinburgh TV Festival’s FREE entry-level TV talent scheme, The Network, is open for applications until 27 April. Read More
Get your hands on an original artwork at a week-long auction in the Grand Parade foyer! Read More
One of our first MA Craft graduates Louise Bell features on the cover of the latest Emerging Potters magazine and talks about her life-changing experience on the course. Read More
Brighton graduate Freya Richmond has won an international award for design, the only designer from the UK among the three winners of the Printeriors 2018 design competition. Read More
The Old Market’s premiere of this hi-tech VR show has been the perfect learning platform for students on our respected Digital Media Arts masters course. Read More
The University of Brighton’s Vice-Chancellor Debra Humphris has been shortlisted for the Inspiring Leader Award at the Guardian’s Higher Education Award.
Multimedia Broadcast Journalism student Aishah Rahman told us how she has benefitted from the opportunities the course has offered. Read More
The annual David Thomas Awards are open for entries. Read More
Our Head of the School of Media is quoted in a Hollywood Reporter article on feminist critics’ response to the new Tomb Raider movie. Read More
As part of their studies in reporting government and politics, Year 1 Multimedia Broadcast Journalism students toured the Houses of Parliament. Read More
Student Megan Leckie and graduate Joseph Palmer have launched Block Builders, a Community Interest Company that imports map details into Minecraft so models of real-world places can be created. Read More
Come along to hear from women leaders, makers and creatives in science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics at Grand Parade on Wednesday 28 March at 4.30pm. Read More
Abi Overland talks about her dinnerware brand and work as well as life on Jersey. Read More
Work by 2nd year Textiles students has been praised as being of a ‘very very high standard’ by a visiting team from clothing company H&M. Read More
The article in the Hardware Studio newsletter details the development of the Blaze Laserlight from University project to international success. Read More
Professor Karen Cham, the University’s Professor of Digital Transformation Design in the School of Media, has been made a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (RSA). Read More
Staff Craig Higgins and Caterina Radvan are interviewed as part of a profile in this months’s issue. Read More
Film & Screen Studies’ Secret Cinema is on tonight and showing the John Waters classic. Read More
Visual artist Adele Gibson has been awarded a place on an International artist and scientist expedition to Svalbard in the High Arctic in June. Read More
It’s Nice That has commissioned Rosanna Webster for their For Found in Adobe Stock project. Read More
To mark International Women’s Day in 2018 we are celebrating the achievements of just some of the academics working here at Brighton. Read More
Rachel Wells has received £2,500 from the Framework Knitters in recognition of her final-year work. Read More
British designer and 3D Design and Craft alumni who turns chewing gum into useful objects, cleaning up our streets in the process, features on today’s BBC News homepage. Read More
A University of Brighton student’s design has been chosen as the logo for the UK’s leading mentoring scheme for filmmakers. Read More
Digital Music and Sound Arts (DMSA) third year Jasmyn discusses her work and the course in this insightful discussion with DMSA course leader Maria Read More
The University of Brighton has been chosen to compete in a global competition to design and build a house using new technologies and reclaimed materials. Read More
Featuring work by celebrated artists including Anthony Gormley and Rachel Whiteread, this exciting show opens at our Grand Parade gallery on 12 March. Read More
Harry chronicles influences on his work including a term spent on exchange in Japan. Read More
Textiles course leader Phil Tyler is featured on tonight’s programme, on at 8pm. Read More
It’s 100 days until the University of Brighton’s annual Graduate Show where our talented graduating students in the arts, design, architecture and media stage their final-year shows. Read More
Students on our acclaimed Inclusive Arts Practice MA are at Tate Modern this week as part of the creative exchange module, exploring the theme Resourcefulness, Art and Everyday Life. Read More
Staff members Nick Gant and Duncan Baker-Brown (School of Architecture & Design) are in London this week at the Wastezone, a symposium and exhibition showing that waste is a valuable resource and opportunity, not a problem. Read More
A set of looped work will be shown throughout March 3 including Driftwood’s ‘ROAD’, an immersive film of the American SW roadtrip described by the New Scientist as “something effortless and intuitive, a sense of being in some athletic ‘zone’ where self and world are one.” Read More
Entries are now open for the 8th edition of the BAFTA-Recognised Aesthetica Short Film Festival. Read More
A new research project exploring the use of digital to enhance live performances has been launched by the University of Brighton. Read More
School of Art final year students have the opportunity to apply for this inaugural award which sees Cass Art sponsoring a Phoenix studio space for up to three 2018 graduates. Read More
Exhibition at Moulsecoomb showcasing work in progress projects developed by our MA students with themes ranging from food, education and farming, to evolution and death and climate change communication and technology. Read More
Work by Illustration Graduate Tom Elliot is currently showing at the Peckham Pelican in London. Read More
Fine Art students present Conjecture, a collaborative exhibition of a collection of eclectic works investigating diverse themes. Runs at the Grand Parade gallery 3 – 14 February. Read More
School of Media professor Karen Cham is joining a top-level trade mission to India. Read More
Fine Art Critical Practice & Fine Art Printmaking Second Year Exhibition Part 1 will be showing work in the Grand Parade gallery 13-25 Jan. Read More
The University of Brighton is launching its Curating Collections and Heritage MA for 2018, in partnership with the Royal Pavilion & Museums. Read More
Holly Mapes, Evan MacKrill and Chloe Fong are among the graduates returning to give a series of talks to current students. Read More
Brighton and Hove’s digital and creative economy is worth £1bn a year and is equal to tourism according to a new report. Read More
Visual arts can help reduce levels of depression and increase self-respect, according to a new study led by the University of Brighton’s Professor Alan Tomlinson.
The leading photography agency, based at our media centre on Edward Street and supported by the university, announces Shoair Mavlian’s appointment. Read More