Virgilio Ferreira who graduated from the University’s of Brighton’s Photography MA in 2012 is director of the Portuguese biennial opening on 14 May – and work by Photography lecturer Xavier Ribas and graduate Lisa Barnard will be on display. Read More
Our art and media students always tell us our technicians are brilliant – and they’ve been rightly recognised in the One Brighton Staff Awards, winning the Team Contribution to Teaching and Learning award. Congratulations!
Will, a video installation artist, will be teaching on Brighton’s Fine Art Painting BA(Hons).
Photographers Emily Graham, Murray Ballard and Matthew Broadhead have all carved out artistic careers in photography since leaving Brighton and are contributing to this event considering how photographers and photography practice develops and responds to the rural. Read More
Check out the video news channel contributed to by students on our Journalism and Sports Journalism courses. Read More
Philip Connolly who teaches on Brighton’s Film BA(Hons) has released a new short film on YouTube featuring TV and film stars Jamie Lee O’Donnell, Mark Benton and Adnan Mustafa – in the new release we see Hope (O’Donnell) struggling with anxiety ahead of a big moment in her life, using an unusual technique to cope. Read More
Laura triumphed in the Portfolio category with images from a variety of personal projects – she said “I believe images need to captivate and evoke emotion, and so, with every frame I shoot, I consider the elements within the frame and outside it.”
Read our interview with second year Product Design student Kyle Withey on why he chose the degree and his experience of the course.
Our fabulous Fine Art Painting BA(Hons) has a new Instagram feed – follow them for images of student work, studio shots, student takeovers and events and exhibitions news. Read More
2017 textiles design graduate Freya Richmond has been selected by the Daily Telegraph’s Stella magazine as one of their ‘Designers To Watch in 2021’. Read More
Emma Charles, who studied Photography at Brighton, has work featured in Doc Fortnight 21 MoMa’s 20th edition of its annual showcase of innovative nonfiction film which runs from 18 March – 5 April 2021. Read More
Dr Lucía Imaz King, a curator and filmmaker who also produces video installation artworks and paintings, is participating in Loss & Transience, an exhibition bringing a selection of works in documentary film and artists’ video by ten contemporary artists/filmmakers living and working in India today, including artists of Indian heritage based internationally.
Students and staff are invited to this free event hosted by the Universities of Brighton and Sussex which sees award-winning science journalist and author of ‘Inferior: How Science Got Women Wrong’ and ‘Superior: the Return of Race Science’ speaking to our staff and students. Book your place now. Read More
Check out the final projects made by our students who graduated in 2020. Read More
Interested in studying our fine art film course, Moving Image BA(Hons)? Check out the Insta feed and Facebook page. Read More
Artist Amy Cunningham is running an experimental workshop (Sat 6 March) in collaboration with the De La Warr Pavilion in which she invites participants to listen to and record sounds and images found around the home. Read More
Ventures into Perception featuring work by students Jo Bell, Amber Franks and Trisha Stone is now live. Read More
Visit the exhibition site and see work by eight of our talented postgraduate students, live until 5 March.
The Graduate Fashion Foundation is returning to London Fashion Week this February for the fourth season to showcase six emerging designers, among them Fashion Design with Business Studies BA(Hons) graduate Sarah-Louise Koessler. Read More
Fashion Design with Business Studies BA(Hons) student Amy Bambury on online learning as a fashion student and the strong community of the course. Read More
Charlotte Howard on how to give yourself the best start at university. Read More
George Roast has been chosen to take part in the International Festival on Experimental Photography in Barcelona this July. Read More
Check out Let’s Sketch the Lay of the Land, which draws together encountered forms, surfaces and assemblages. Congratulations Eva. Read More
Check out Photography BA(Hons) graduate Kira’s work – she was also selected for the Offspring Photomeet last year. Read More
Here, our course team answer key questions about the course such as how you’ll learn, the ways you’ll be assessed and the facilities you’ll use.
If you or someone in your family is in year 9, 10 or 11 and interested in maybe taking art at university, why not join our series of online printmaking workshops. The dates are: 13, 20 and 27 February and 6 March 2021. Read More
Watch these two short films where art students talk you through how they put theirs together. Read More
Check out the course Instagram feed. Read More
Run by our students, technicians and staff, these Instagram accounts show you what it’s like to study our design and craft undergraduate and postgraduate courses at Brighton. Read More
The 2020 graduate show website has work by our brilliant graduates – take a look. Read More
Kate Jessop, has been nominated for one of the biggest awards in animation and motion design internationally for her comedy Queerer Than Thou, previously selected for development in the Berlinale Talent Lab.
Run by our students, technicians and staff, this Instagram account shows you what it’s like to study visual communication at Brighton. Read More
Jordan Whitewood-Neal who graduated from MArch has been recognised by the Royal Institute of British Architects for his dissertation in the annual awards for the world’s best student architecture projects. Read More
Ainoa Burgos Gonzales, Liberty Cheverall, Bradley Smith and Jack Digby are showing work in the We, You, Me exhibition at Brighton Place, opening in early December and is online now. Read More
Rachel’s work was been selected for the CVAN South East:2020 Platform Graduate exhibition and her work Exit, Stage Left can be seen through the window of Phoenix just by our City campus. Read More
The group show features artworks by some of the most exciting emerging artists of today – the works in the exhibition deliberate on the future and respond to the current Covid-19 pandemic. Read More
I Never Went to the Folies Berger by Crimson Boner is available to view in The Discerning Eye’s ING Exhibition, artwork for which has been selected by singer Beverley Knight. Read More
Watch a this short film showcasing some of the recent projects by our talented students. Read More
Alice Giraudi’s short documentary Il Giardino was nominated in the Best Student Film category in the 2020 Her International Film Festival. Read More
Photoworks, a leading agency based at the University of Brighton, is running a free online photography workshop exploring the relationship between photography, archaeology and climate change for people aged 13 – 18 on 30 October 2020. Read More
Read the Town Country Planning Association’s response to the government’s white paper Planning for the Future, outlining their concerns that the proposals will “undermine local democracy, marginalise local councils and fail to achieve the kind of high quality places that the government is committed to delivering.” Read More
Read this piece from The Planner which asks whether a different approach to housing and public realm could provide greater resilience in a health crisis. Read More
The Royal Town Planning Institute’s new paper Plan The World We Need says that to recover from Covid-19, we need to make plans to accelerate progress to a zero carbon economy, increase resilience to risk, and create fair, healthy and prosperous communities. Read More
Shielding, a project led by the University of Brighton’s Dr Aristea Fotopoulou, is bringing to attention the pandemic’s impact on women facing domestic abuse. Read More
Sidonie Kenward recently graduated from the Town Planning MSc at Brighton – read about her experience of the degree in this Q&A.
Louise Colbourne’s studio-LAB project sees her create accessible ‘maker spaces’ within virtual reality environments – and for this first installation Larry Achiampong and David Blandy showcase selections from their video works A Terrible Fiction and Finding Fanon 2. Read More
3D Design and Craft BA(Hons) grad Imogen Gray wins Environmental Design prize at New Designers Awards 2020, with Product Design BSc grad Lawrence Parent named as runner-up. Read More
Dinosaur Dust is a collection of photographs by Zoe Childerley exploring encounters between people and nature in the Mojave Desert. Read More
Final-year Fashion Design with Business Studies student Max Jennings on working with our placements team to secure industry experience at Burberry, E.Tautz and Tom Ford.
In the Guardian League Table 2021, released at the weekend, art at University of Brighton is 19th place – check out our courses.
University of Brighton Photography lecturer Daniel C Blight discusses his recent book The Image of Whiteness: Contemporary Photography and Racialization with Fergus Heron, MA Photography course leader. Read More
Recent University of Brighton Photography BA(Hons) graduate Noé Warren is one of 10 creatives selected by Creative Review to feature in their annual Gradwatch showcase which highlights art and design grads producing outstanding creative work.
“It was great fun, a great place to be. Brighton was one of very few places at the time which offered 3D Design and Craft as an option and there was a huge variety of approaches to work going on in my course” – award-winning artist looks back on her time at Brighton. Read More
The Dreamcatcher Foundation and staff from the University of Brighton have been working with residents of Melkhoutfontein, South Africa to turn waste into products, helping to generate income and clean up the environment. Read the report on DICE by Imani Dlamini and watch the film. Read More
Watch this film where 2020 graduates Liz and Susie discuss why they chose the MA and their experiences of studying at Brighton, their work on the course and working during lockdown. Read More
“I realised I really needed to get better at utilising my free time to benefit my degree more, it goes so quickly as it is you’ve got to make it count.”
Graphic design lecturer Allyson Waller is collaborating on a project which encourages people to express their experiences of Covid-19 lockdown through the creation of face masks. Read More
The Brighton Interior Architecture and Architecture Society (BIAAS) t-shirt is something of a tradition now – get yours! Read More
“My project allows expensive machinery to be created inexpensively, meaning that a wider range of people can access machines that otherwise would have been difficult or expensive to access.”
“I take enjoyment in how small interventions in the built environment affect the large scale, and how large interventions affect the small scale.”
“My work has focused on developing a cybernetic system, co-designing with nature, that involves algorithm code writing in stimulating the growth of nature and the development of material and structural system.’”
“The greatest influence for my work this year has Belgian design studio A JDVIV. Their approach cherishes the existing, creating delicate spaces from materials that are found nearby.”
“My final major project, Design Privitruism, is an exploration of the privilege of the designer, and how that determines the macro/meso/micro level of pro-social design interventions.”
“My work this year was inspired by a hypothetical anarchist approach to building, which resulted in an architectural language of satire towards planning laws.” Read More
“My course has not only been a and an opportunity to engage with wide range of tutors, researchers and even other courses and disciplines which enriches your work.” Read More
Watch taster lectures of modules we offer on the fundamentals of filmmaking, podcasting and serial dramas. Read More
Living Blocks by Lawrence Parent has been highlighted in architecture and design mag Dezeen in it’s focus on the best projects at the virtual New Designers show. Read More
“The most important thing when it comes to sustainability in the fashion industry is that we work together to create change.” Read More
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.
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
“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
“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
“My final year project has been concentrated around memory, specifically my earliest childhood memories.” Read More
“The central subject of my practice is the process of women empowerment in the context of contemporary society.” Read More
“I’m a filmmaker and my work is centred around public engagement and documentary.” Read More
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
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
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
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.
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
These are difficult times and in recognition of the theme of Kindness in Mental Health Awareness Week, Product Design student Benjamin Ronnie has been speaking about his very relevant and timely project.
School of Art professor Paul Sermon collaborates with artists on online performance installation (Saturday, May 23, 12pm-1.30pm). Read More
The School of Art, School of Media and School of Health Sciences have achieved Bronze awards from Advance HE’s Athena SWAN Charter in recognition of their commitment to gender equality. Read More
We have put together the most frequently asked questions from our recent School of Art online Q&A. Read More
Got any questions about studying Architecture, Interior Architecture or Product Design at Brighton? If you’re an applicant or thinking of applying then sign up for an informal online chat with lecturers and students on the course. Read More
Rose Electra Harris who graduated from our Printmaking BA(Hons) leads a painting class for Partnership Editions at 7pm on Wednesday 29 April – sign up now! Read More
For the ninth year, students from Brighton’s Photography BA(Hons) programme have exchanged images with students on the Image Arts course at Ryerson University, Toronto – see the work here. Read More
School of Media students are invited to join director, editor, screenwriter, cinematographer and producer Mark Jenkin (Bait, 2019) for this exciting online guest visit.
Follow our first years’ tip of the day and pics of their isolation stations on their Graphosandillos Instagram feed. Read More
James Tooze assembled the team from the School of Architecture and Design to respond to an urgent call for more PPE for those working with patients with coronavirus.
Find out what’s happening on the course via the Printmaking Instagram feed. Read More
Take a look at how our Sustainable Design MA students and lecturers have critiqued each other’s work from all over the world during the coronavirus lockdown.
The charger, powerful enough to charge a smartphone over five times, has been designed by Gomi, a company co-run by Tom Meades who graduated from the University of Brighton in 2017 in 3D Design and Craft BA(Hons). Read More
Due to the coronavirus outbreak, many of our arts and media courses are replacing an interview with online portfolio submission – read our tips for making your work stand out digitally. Read More
The Cinematologists podcast run by lecturer Dario Llinares, course leader of the University of Brighton’s Film BA(Hons), was praised by respected film critic Mark Kermode in a Guardian article on the best in culture right now. Read More