Fine Art Painting first year student Olivia Carter Hopkins explains her approach to work and discusses her course in an interview with Spindle Magazine. Read More
Emily Brooke, who invented the Blaze Laserlight as part of her final year degree course at the university, has been awarded an MBE for services to the economy and transport. Read More
There is so much happening on our courses that we can’t possibly cover it all here. Follow them on social media. Read More
The brief for my studio was to imagine how life could be in 2061 and create a narrative of what happens over the years and then speculate how architecture would respond to these changes.”
” The initial idea of these works comes from the notion of ‘space’.” Read More
“Most of my work is created through sketches and drawing. For me it feels like a more natural process to take a pen and explain my ideas with a quick sketch.” Read More
Two Fine Art students have been selected for the prestigious Bloomberg New Contemporaries Fine Art Show. Read More
“My work focuses mainly around sentimentality and memories within designs, creating experiential and evoking designs that would allow a user to feel different emotions as they take a journey through our chosen site.” Read More
“My practice tends to directly explore expanded painting within the context of contemporary art, creating an aesthetic influenced by the designed environment.” Read More
Three Brighton graduates are among the 10 winners of the prestigious Magnum Photographers Award 2017. Read More
“For some, the topic of the environment can be tedious and hard to digest, nevertheless it is a subject of great importance. Through the use of paint I am hoping to address some vital issues that are going on around the world covering matters such as pollution, deforestation and animal welfare.” Read More
“Throughout my three years at The University of Brighton the influence of my surroundings have always been a strong subject linked with my work.” Read More
“My final year project looks to revive the almost lost concept of the family business within Newhaven Town. Although not in the traditional sense, instead reinventing each of them as a series of portable ‘shops’ individually designed using nostalgia.” Read More
“My work has taken influence from the methods and techniques from the Dada and Surrealist movements, currently furthering an exploration into the unconscious mind, studying thought, ideas and creating connections between esoteric knowledge and the contemporary world.”
“The overall themes involved within my creative practice have been a combination of Religion, Archaeology, and contemporary concepts of Science Fiction.” Read More
“I’m hoping that the concept will encourage the user to question how the urban environments work and draw attention to the need for greater ecological unity in the urban environments we build for ourselves.” Read More
“I wanted to design for the preteen and teenage market to build upon the experience I gained at Disney during my placement year.” Read More
“Coming from a foreign country and having never studied in a UK based school or college, I couldn’t have asked for a better place to be, I’ve had the most amazing time!”
“The idea of my product stemmed from my growing concern with the children enduring and living the current global refugee crisis.” Read More
” The work I’ve been doing this year has been to explore the detrimental effects of stress within the workplace and has aimed to alter our perceptions of stress by improving well-being in the workplace.
The University of Brighton’s new photography and film learning centre will be open to the public during the Brighton Fringe for the first time. Read More
An opera which BA Interior Architecture Studio alumni and lecturer Rob Vinall helped design has won Best Opera Production at the Olivier Awards. Read More
Preparations for the Graduate Show 2017 are well underway. Fine Art Painting course leader Chris Stevens describes the atmosphere in the studios.
A podcast created by University of Brighton lecturers Lance Dann and Phil Connolly is the top arts podcast in the UK – knocking BBC’s The Archers off its seemingly permanent Number 1 position.
The annual University of Brighton Graduate Show runs from June 3-11 and turns the university into the largest art venue in the South of England. Read More
The University is exploring what makes cult media as part of the University’s sponsored events at the Brighton Fringe in May. Read More
Final year Fashion with Business Studies BA(Hons) students are looking to raise £3,000 to help them showcase their collections at Graduate Fashion Week in London. Read More
3D Design (formerly WMCP) graduate artist Matthew Raw talks about his past, present and future to It’s Nice That. Read More
The work of Moving Image senior lecturer Judy Price will be featured in a new exhibition, Still, in April at The Mosaic Rooms in London. Read More
Four films by Moving Image course leader Matthew Noel-Tod will be shown as part of the 17th Belfast Film Festival followed by a Q&A with the director. Read More
A project by 3D Design and Craft graduate Finola Maynard aimed at teaching pottery skills to people experiencing isolation, has been shortlisted for The People’s Project competition. Read More
The University of Brighton has teamed with Nagoya University of Art (NUA), and King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology, Ladkrabang, (KMITL) Thailand for a project culminating in an exhibition at Edward Street. Read More
The final Twins talk of the series, So What? will ask the audience to choose the topics and be the speakers. This is a ‘right to reply’ for all of you who have been inspired or aggravated by the talks we have held over the last two months.
The Film and Screen Studies Wednesday Film Club will be screening the film Chevalier (Tsangari 2015) on 15 March.
The next Cinematologists screening will be Basil Dearden’s social issue film Victim (1961) starring Dirk Bogarde & Sylvia Syms. Read More
An exhibition and workshop using the domestic duster as a canvas to explore thoughts around the theme of women and domesticity will take place at Grand Parade from March 24 – April 13. Read More
Lizzie Borden’s documentary-style science fiction film is set ten years after a peaceful socialist revolution in the United States, where inequalities of gender, sexuality, and race still prevail, until a group of women decide to mobilise the revolution even further. A film that combines news reports, surveillance footage, documentary sqeuences and handheld camera shooting, the film is now seen as an example of ‘guerrilla filmmaking’ and as iconic of intersectional identity politics of the 1980s.
March 8. 2-3.30pm Room: ES102
Artist Tom Yendall has received the university’s Alumnus Award 2017 in recognition of his prolific career as a Mouth and Foot Painting Artist and his numerous charitable accomplishments. Read More
University of Brighton BA(Hons) Architecture graduate Mariyana Stoyanova is climbing a male-oriented career ladder on what will be one of Europe’s tallest residential towers. Read More
A University of Brighton graduate is sharing a top award for his backroom role in a Doctor Who audio. Benji Clifford worked as a sound designer on ‘Doctor Who – Absent Friends’ which this month won the BBC’s 2017 award for Best Online Only Audio Drama. Read More
Second year BA(Hons) Fine Art Sculpture and Painting students are bringing a new exhibition of work In Between, Part 2 to the main University Gallery from February 4- 20. Read More
Pictures are being sought for a competition where the winning shot will be seen by thousands. Read More
The deadline for the Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year 2018 has been extended until March 6 2017. Successful entrants will be invited to the Wallace Collection in London to paint the portrait of a sitter from the world of arts and entertainment. Read More
Work by University of Brighton MA Architecture students is to be showcased in the De La Warr Pavilion.
The exhibition, which runs from 11 Feb – 2 April, shows the working through of designs, ideas and prototypes made by students in their first year of study on the Technology and Fabrication module.
A series of architecture talks curated by University of Brighton’s School of Architecture and Design Head Robert Mull and Adjunct Professor Charles Holland will run in January and March. Twins will explore difficult alliances, strange bedfellows and new relationships with each discussion ‘twinning
very different people, organisations and ideas, asking them to explore difference as well as cultivate common ground. Read More
A series of free talks, programmed by the University of Brighton, is taking place at the Tate Modern this week.
The award-winning Laserlight designed by Product Design with Professional Experience graduate Emily Brooke is being trialled on New York’s Citi Bikes fleet. Read More
The designs of Veega Tankun, who graduated in 3D Design and Craft in 2016 are featured in the latest edition of House Beautiful magazine. Read More
In his inaugural lecture Professor of Fine Art David Cotterrell explores the journey that led him to produce a series of experimental artworks Read More
Work from staff and students will be on display at the four day Pop-up Makers’ Fair this December. The Fair takes place in the University Gallery at Grand Parade from Thursday 8 December – Sunday 11 December. Read More
Often described as the first Sub-Saharan film to receive international distribution and attention, Ousmane Sembène’s La Noire de… is a film critiquing racism and colonialism. Read More
Couture fans of University of Brighton Fashion alumni Ong Oaj Pairam should note he is holding a sample sale in London this week. Read More