I definitely looked at architecture very differently before I started my course than I do now having finished it. Read More
Monthly Archives: June 2020
Graduates 2020: Lauren Mason: Photography
My final major project work that appears in the online graduate show is called ‘.. .. 86’. Read More
Graduates 2020: Emma Deguara: Graphic Design
My final project asks a number of questions. It is an accumulation of research, personal interest and current events. Read More
Graduates 2020: Martha Wood-Saanaoui: Graphic Design
I often place importance on process and methodologies as means of communication throughout my practice. Read More
Graduates 2020: Wilma Kyottinen: Printmaking
My practice explores the notion of being within a landscape and the human relationship to nature in all its simplicity. Read More
Watch Fashion Communication student Vanessa discuss her sustainable YVERT brand
“The most important thing when it comes to sustainability in the fashion industry is that we work together to create change.” Read More
Lecturer Daniel C Blight discusses ‘the white gaze’ on Shade podcast
University of Brighton photography lecturer and author of The Image of Whiteness: Contemporary Photography and Racialization, Daniel C Blight recently appeared on Lou Mensah’s Shade podcast – click through to listen.
Fashion student Grace praised by Guardian fashion team
Grace Blackman, Fashion Design with Business Studies student was selected by Jess Cartner-Morley for the paper’s graduate special – Jess said, “I love the purity and the glamour in Grace’s work. Young designers sometimes shy away from making their clothes beautiful, because they want to be different. But beauty is powerful. She looks like an angel, or a superhero, or both.” Read More
Art in a Domestic Setting: Fine Art Painting
Graduates 2020: Lowri Cooper: Fashion Communication
I am a visual artist with a focus on photography, moving-image and collage. Read More
Six students nominated for GFW awards
Six students are in the running for awards at the 2020 Graduate Fashion Awards. Read More
Exhibiting students talk their work and their years at Uni
Exhibiting students Sophie Walker (Illustration), Sarahlouise Newman (Visual Culture) and Josh Bell (Digital Music and Sound Arts) talk about producing work during lockdown and what studying at Brighton has meant for them. Read More
Graduates 2020: Louise Coates: Photography
The work I create can be categorised as ‘camera-less’ photography. That is, I do not use a camera and lens, but create images through the contact of light on light-sensitive paper.
Graduates 2020: Vanessa Menrad: Fashion Communication
Sustainability has become the centre of attention in the fashion world, we have never felt the need to change as much as we do currently.
Graduates 2020: Bronte Simpson-Little: 3D Design and Craft
Immersing myself in nature and embarking on journeys where I experienced the joys of the natural world has been the main source of inspiration for my work this year.
Graduates 2020: Ursula Vargas: Painting
My work is done based on memories from trips on the road in my country of origin Peru and later here in Europe, been the motorway the conduit to these imaginary landscapes of escapism and to my work.
Graduates 2020: Film and Screen studies host live digital degree show
Students and staff from Film and Screen Studies will be hosting the first Film & Screen Studies digital degree show opened by Councillor Alan Robins, Mayor of Brighton and Hove. Read More
Graduates 2020: Cressida Drummond-Hill: Fashion Communication
My most recent project, Looking North is an exploration of the imbalance of opportunities for creatives between the North and South of England reflecting on social, political, cultural and historical contexts.
Graduate Show now open!
This year (for obvious reasons) the University of Brighton’s graduate show is being held online – and we couldn’t be prouder of the art, media and humanities students who have produced brilliant work for their final year exhibition. Come and take a look around and sign up to an online event. Read More
Graduates 2020: Ruicong Chen: Illustration
My works in the final year particularly are freer on looking for various ways to tell an idea, but in the end, I still like to present it or them in form of video as I’m exploring what I can do on moving images, or further, animation as well.
Graduates 2020: Milly Westbrook: Fashion and Dress History
As a dress historian my work uses material culture specifically fashion to unlock a wider history of the world.
Graduates 2020: Aaron Daniels:
I’m heavily influenced by the Bauhaus idea of constant development and enjoy learning new skills, software and technology.
Graduates 2020: Hollie McElroy: Graphic Design
I am a conceptual designer that investigates environmental and societal issues to motivate positive change.
Graduates 2020: Oonagh Quinn: Painting
My practice focuses on depicting a more accurate representation of the female form.
Graduates 2020: Emily Bond: Photography
The work I am presenting for the grad show is called ‘Sit Like a Lady’ and is a protest piece against the patriarchy and the ways in which men are more dominant in our society.
Graduates 2020: Rachel Atkinson: Sculpture
My work takes a humorous and light-hearted stance. Making works which confound the expectations of the viewer and creating a new experience of ‘illusion’, by mixing together old and new narratives of trickery.
Graduates 2020: Hannah Peachey-Thacker: Graphic Design
My work is centred around creating narratives and story-telling, heavily influenced by my obsession with collecting found objects and ephemera.
Graduates 2020: Aimee Clark: Graphic Design
My work is a very illustrative form of graphic design, I use my experience with illustration to help me coordinate my graphic communication process, whether it be a focus on branding, concept or visual identity.
Graduates 2020: Anna Mays: Printmaking
My interests within my practice are around how the human body is perceived in contemporary western society and how it is constantly being shaped by rapidly advancing technologies and medicine.
Graduates 2020: Ben Mueller-Brown: Photography
My final major practice ‘Consistent with Advice’ is dealing with the distribution of information from various institutions such as the Government in times of crisis and how this information is either too broad, too vague or just isn’t applicable to the reality of the situation. Read More
Graduates 2020: Chloe Neil: Painting
My paintings orbit around ideas of absence, separation and secrecy.
Graduates 2020: Meera Solanki: Fine Art Critical Practice
My practice concerns the self. I use video, projection and performance to probe ideas surrounding body horror: the fine line between pleasure and repulsion. Questions of identity run through my work. Read More
Graduates 2020: Kitty Symington: History of Art and Design
“I’ve always been fascinated by the culture that produced the beautiful prints of 18th century Japan, so choosing Japanese prints as my area of study for my dissertation wasn’t hard.” Read More
Graduates 2020: Sarahlouise Newman: Visual Culture
“I am a research historian and I focus mainly on the 20th century and specialise in war history. I am currently working at Newhaven fort and have passed a curatorship course at the National Army Museum in London.” Read More
Graduates 2020: Cara Stewart: Graphic Design
A lot of my work has a strong focus on process, I enjoy working in an analogue style and physically creating something as opposed to just working digitally.
Graduates 2020: George Roast: Photography
I work primarily within the realm of cameraless photography which by its nature explores photography from a material sense in a manner that I find intriguing. Read More
Graduates 2020: Holly Jones: Illustration
My practice develops project to project as I try to tailor different styles and techniques to the subject matter. Read More
Graduates 2020: Jake Lambert: 3D Design & Craft
“My final year project has been concentrated around memory, specifically my earliest childhood memories.” Read More
Graduates 2020: Hattie Malcomson-Lifford: Fine Art Painting
“The central subject of my practice is the process of women empowerment in the context of contemporary society.” Read More
Graduates 2020: Sophie Walker: Illustration
When looking at my portfolio, it’s a very mixed bag. I tend to pride myself on my versatility over a variety of mediums. Read More
Graduates 2020: Alice Gompels: Illustration
“I’m a filmmaker and my work is centred around public engagement and documentary.” Read More
Graduates 2020: Charlotte Guerard: Painting
My painting practice engages with the language of Contemporary Abstraction. While reflecting upon its relationship to earlier movements in its history, I want to question the status of an abstract painting today through the legacy of formalism in contemporary art. Read More
Graduates 2020: Erin Dapper: Fashion Communication
My work explores the cross over between video game design and fashion. Read More
3D Design and Craft student Izzy hosts Crafts Council webinar
Izzy Roope was invited to host an event called Rethinking the Graduate Show which featured guest speakers including Product Design course leader James Tooze. Read More
“Working at home in my garage has meant finding new ways to develop my practice”
During lockdown Fine Art Painting student George Coll has been selling prints of her abstract works with all proceeds going to NHS Charities Together. Read More
Still, Here (an exhibition) by Kirsty Atek
Watch this powerful three-minute film made by Illustration BA(Hons) student Kirsty Atek about her lockdown exhibition of work Still, Here which looks at space and what it means to belong. Read More
Wondering if studying the arts is vocational enough? New British Academy report shows the benefits
Qualified for the Future (May 2020) demonstrates the tangible benefits of skills developed in the arts, humanities and social sciences to the UK workforce, economy and society, not only now but in the future.
University wins 5G research grant
A School of Media team at the University of Brighton has been awarded more than £37,000 to explore the potential that 5G holds for the games and performing arts sectors. Read More