Getting in the festive spirit for this week’s pod – Dr Holly Chard from the School of Media focuses her research on the films of John Hughes including Home Alone, Miracle on 34th Street remake, National Lampoon. Read More
Alice Fox from the School of Art is among an interdisciplinary team of University of Brighton academics delivering pioneering research to help address the sanitation crisis across Asia and Africa. Read More
This week’s podcast is with Dr Aristea Fotopoulou from the School of Media, who talks about her ART / DATA / HEALTH research project and her ongoing events at the online Brighton Fringe. Read More
Pippa El-Kadhi Brown, a graduate of BA (Hons) Fine Art Painting, has won the overall Ashurst Emerging Artist Prize 2020 – one of the world’s most coveted awards for up and coming artists. Read More
Illustration graduate Lucia Vinti has won the New Talent in the Design, Product & Packaging Category at the prestigious World Illustration Awards 2020. Read More
A project to capture restricted conversations in the city during lockdown, led by the University of Brighton’s Katy Binary, is about to get its public debut. Read More
Fashion Design with Business Studies graduate Ella Hall has picked up the accessories prize at Graduate Fashion Foundation’s (GFF) 2020 Awards. Read More
University of Brighton fashion graduates are putting their collections on display in the 2020 Graduate Fashion Week Read More
Juliet Klottrup’s image of a shepherd in North Yorkshire will be displayed on screens across the UK this month. Read More
The University of Brighton has teamed up with insurance group Liberty Speciality Markets (LSM) to offer artists access to a valuable Art Award. Read More
Congratulations on your offer – now it’s time to enrol! Read More
Product Design student George McPherson explains why Clearing worked for him. Read More
If you thought you knew where you were headed but you’re considering a change of direction, Clearing 2020 is the moment for you to take another look at your plans before you decide. Read More
University of Brighton Professor Charles Holland’s eye-catching Tooley Street Beacon is helping Londoners navigate a popular area in the capital. Read More
A new issue of Decolonising the Curriculum, teaching and learning about race equality, is out now. Content is written by University of Brighton staff, students and alumni. Read More
Claire Colnot and Amish Shah have curated a retrospective exhibition for illustrator, graphic designer and former lecturer Professor George Hardie – whose work includes renowned cover artwork for Led Zeppelin and Pink Floyd. Read More
Dr Marlon Moncrieffe studies migration stories and national identity; Decolonising the curriculum; Critical multicultural education; Black-British histories used with the primary school curriculum and Black-British histories in cycling. Read More
Two Product Design graduates have designed a dispenser that combines style and sustainability to sanitising hands. Read More
Five students from the School of Architecture and Design discuss their online End of Year Graduate Show and reflect on their time at the university. Read More
The end of year exhibition of work by students from The University of Brighton International College Foundation Certificate in Art, Design & Media & Premasters’ in Arts, Design & Media is now underway. Read More
Postgraduate students from the School of Art and School of Media are getting the chance to showcase their work in the third and final part of Graduate Show 2020. Read More
Moving image archive Screen Archive South East at the University of Brighton has won National Lottery funding from the British Film Institute’s Audience Fund.
My work revolves around the issues of designing using the ‘average’, which has been used as a form of guidance to design spaces or objects by generalising everyone to fit into them. Read More
I’ve always been a creative person and have enjoyed creating art. Read More
My third year project work is largely based on the futuristic approach to graveyards set in the year of 2070. Read More
My work at the University of Brighton has developed over three years, culminating in a greater understanding and further appreciation of sustainable architecture and design. Read More
My work is influenced by the joining of materials and how people interact with them. Read More
My work primarily focuses on material reclamation and combating waste streams to create unique design solutions. Read More
My work consists of collective inspirations from two things that I enjoy the most in my free times, basketball and video games. Read More
As a theme, my studio was looking at any aspects that characterise the British culture in order to represent the festival of Britain 2022 located from Regency Square to the West Pier. Read More
My work this year has focused on the design of a future tower within the Ashdown forest and has first focused on looking at an integration. Read More
This year my work revolved around the controversial subject of privacy; I focussed on user privacy rights and surveillance by both the state and by private corporations. Read More
Architecture and Design students discuss their courses and their final year work. Read More
Futuristic graveyards and turning Victorian warehouses into a doctor’s service are among the projects at the School of Architecture and Design End of Year Show. Read More
I definitely looked at architecture very differently before I started my course than I do now having finished it. Read More
My final major project work that appears in the online graduate show is called ‘.. .. 86’. Read More
My final project asks a number of questions. It is an accumulation of research, personal interest and current events. Read More
I often place importance on process and methodologies as means of communication throughout my practice. Read More
My practice explores the notion of being within a landscape and the human relationship to nature in all its simplicity. Read More
I am a visual artist with a focus on photography, moving-image and collage. Read More
Take part in a range of free online events from talks to workshops covering fine art, painting, printmaking and photography. Read More
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
As a dress historian my work uses material culture specifically fashion to unlock a wider history of the world.
I’m heavily influenced by the Bauhaus idea of constant development and enjoy learning new skills, software and technology.
I am a conceptual designer that investigates environmental and societal issues to motivate positive change.
My practice focuses on depicting a more accurate representation of the female form.
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.
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.
My work is centred around creating narratives and story-telling, heavily influenced by my obsession with collecting found objects and ephemera.
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.
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.
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
My paintings orbit around ideas of absence, separation and secrecy.
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
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.
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
My practice develops project to project as I try to tailor different styles and techniques to the subject matter. Read More
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
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
My work explores the cross over between video game design and fashion. Read More
We have put together the most frequently asked questions from our recent School of Media online Q&A. Read More
We have put together the most frequently asked questions from our recent School of Media online Q&A. Read More
3D Design and Craft student Jim Kernott and his dad Ralph are one of 10 teams from around the world taking part in The Big Flower Fight. Read More
An Illustration student has created a platform for people around the world to share their experiences of the coronavirus pandemic. Read More
We have put together the most frequently asked questions from our recent School of Architecture and Design online Q&A. Read More
The current global pandemic presents uncertainty for everyone looking for work, whether you’re about to graduate, or you’re looking for ways to develop your skills and experience over the summer. Read More
Lecturer Dr Jules Findley is calling for mindful stitching submissions inspired by coronavirus restrictions. Read More
Screen Archive South East (SASE), part of the University of Brighton, has produced ‘War & Peace’ – a free to stream short film to commemorate the end of the Second World War.
The University of Brighton’s Vanessa Marr says it was a surprise when her work was featured on Channel 4’s Grayson’s Art Club – a self-portrait stitched into a duster. Read More
Got any questions about studying Art and Design at Brighton? If you’re an applicant or thinking of applying then sign up for our online chat with lecturers about fine art and painting, printmaking, fashion and textiles, 3D design or illustration and graphic design then sign up to the event. Read More
Brand new for academic year 2020-21 we are launching international scholarships available to new full-time international students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught degree courses holding an offer to start their course in academic year 2020. Read More
A new online platform that helps researchers to plan, conduct and analyse research has scooped a £1,500 prize. Read More
The School of Art has donated all of its existing personal protective equipment (PPE) to help social care workers during the coronavirus pandemic. Read More
Free and open to all Brighton CCA’s online events range from printing workshops to bespoke DJ playlists to brighten the long days of lockdown. Read More
Chloe Meineck has won a national grant to support development of her memory box which triggers recollections for people living with dementia. Read More
The University of Brighton Design Archives has been awarded the prestigious Archive Service Accreditation, a UK quality standard recognising good performance in all areas of archive service delivery. Read More
If you are applying or have applied for a course in 2020 you’ll find advice on your application, virtual visits and much more.
Clare gives expert advice on employability, CVs, placements, dealing with knock-backs and how to ease the pressure of choosing your career path. Read More
Author, illustrator, political cartoonist, former Children’s Laureate, alumni and honorary graduate Chris Riddell was the featured guest on the long-running radio over the weekend hosted by Lauren Laverne. Read More
Student Lily Monsey discusses her amazing design. Read More
Second year painting students will be exhibiting their work at Edward Street from February 14. Read More
Emily Brooke MBE, Product Design graduate is developing an air quality device to alert cyclists to polluted areas as they ride. Read More
Illustration graduate and Children’s Laureate Cressida Cowell was awarded an Honorary Doctor Arts by the University of Brighton during Winter Graduation ceremonies at the Brighton Centre on Friday. Read More
Campus tours offer a great opportunity to visit the campus where your course is based and get a feel for what it will be like to be a student here. Read More
University graduate Miranda Forrester has been selected to exhibit her work in FBA Futures 2020, the annual survey of contemporary figurative art being produced in UK art schools. Read More
Clare Strand is one of four artists shortlisted for the prestigious annual award, now in it’s twenty fourth year. Read More
I chose to do a Fashion Design degree at the University of Brighton because I wanted to learn a new skill and channel my creativity into something productive. Read More
A TV producer and director behind some of the UK’s biggest shows revealed today how his “invaluable” time at the University of Brighton helped kick-started his meteoric career journey. Read More