The University of Brighton’s graduate shows have been announced for 2023 – the undergraduate shows kick off on 3rd June 2023 and the MA show starts on 7th July.
Category Archives: Photography
Learn more about your chosen courses
We have a number of events for offer holders and applicants giving you the chance to chat to staff and students to help you in your decision making.
Discuss your portfolio with course staff!
Join us at our online portfolio advice event on 28 February to get tips and advice from students and staff about how to prepare your portfolio.
You can also watch our film to see staff explain what you should include in your portfolio for art and design courses when applying for uni – and students give TIPS on what they included in theirs.
Photography lecturers work on show in campus gallery as part of Brighton Photo Fringe
Come and see work by University of Brighton Photography lecturers including Martin Seeds, Zoe Childerley, Daniel C Blight and Fergus Heron in the Telling Pictures show at our Edward Street building, open until 14 October.
Brighton honours Turner Prize-winning artist Helen Cammock
University of Brighton has awarded an Honorary degree of Doctor of Arts to ground-breaking artist and photography alumna Helen Cammock for her work in creative arts and social care. Read More
Graduates 2022: Martina La Trobe-Bateman: Photography MA
“I have absolutely loved my time at Brighton. I completed both my BA and my Master’s here. I feel seen and known here. One is never just one of many, I felt like my lecturers believed in me long before I learned to do so for myself.” Read More
Graduates 2022: Sofia Smith: Photography MA
Graduates 2022: Max Southern: Photography
“Brighton and the BA Photography course have provided me with a space to investigate and build upon an initial interest in photography that I wasn’t yet able to articulate or translate into a body of work.” Read More
Graduates 2022: Ellie Pike: Photography
“Three years seems to have passed in absolute flurry but nevertheless I’m leaving with the feeling that I’ve spent them well and progressed not only my photographic
creative practice but also personally”.
Apply for the Cass x Phoenix Studio Award 2022
Want to win a FREE studio space for a year in central Brighton? School of Art and Media final year students have the opportunity to apply for this award which sees Cass Art sponsoring a Phoenix Art Space studio for a 2022 graduate. Read More
Photography staff and students in Martin Parr Foundation show
Work by graduate Lisa Barnard and tutor Xavier Ribas is featured in this show in Bristol which opens on 27 January.
Thinking about preparing your portfolio?
Watch these two short films where art students talk you through how they put theirs together. Read More
Photography Lecturer Martin Seeds has a solo exhibition ‘No Country For Young Men’
Artist and photography lecturer Martin Seeds has a solo exhibition at London gallery, Seen Fifteen (4-21 November), supported by the School of Art & Media, Research and Knowledge Exchange Funding. Read More
Photography lecturer Zoe Childerley has solo exhibition Beyond the Pale
Beyond the Pale is a touring exhibition that explores territory, land and belonging on the Anglo-Scottish border and beyond – it runs 15 October – 27 November at Solaris in St Leonards-On-Sea. Read More
Check out work by our 2021 Photography graduates
Our 2021 Photography BA and MA graduates have produced outstanding work – see their photography on our Summer Shows website. Read More
Photography graduates selected for prestigious London photo exhibition
Work by two recent Photography graduates – Jess O’Neill and Joel Goldstein – is being shown at the Photo London exhibition opening on 9 September. Read More
Art and media students work on Photography Club project with Photoworks
Three students (Olivia Gallichan, Anna Mika and Naomi Ross-Mason) recently worked with the University of Brighton Outreach team on Photography Club, a nine-week initiative run with Photoworks and artist Lindsey Smith which enables young people to meet regularly, develop their camera skills alongside a professional photographer, produce photography and gain an Arts Award qualification. Read More
Photography and textile graduates create Spanish art academy
Ángel Luis Sánchez Flores who graduates in 2019 from MA Photography and Rosa Brualla a 2019 graduate of MA Textiles created the art academy in Spain, in Salamanca. Read More
Three Brighton Photography students picked from 10,000 shortlist in Wellcome Trust Photography Prize
In fantastic news for our Photography department, current student Kate Rosewell and graduates Dulcie Wagstaff and Richard Boll, have all made the list of 31 finalists in the prestigious award.
Graduates 2021: Isis Boundy: Photography
“I really loved going to the photography studios the most, as you can create whatever environment you want in there.” Read More
Graduates 2021: Joshua Brammeld: Photography
I needed a course that would allow me to experiment and develop my personal approach to photography. Read More
Graduates 2021: Elsie Garner: Photography
“Being able to explore my practice and different mediums within art has helped me grow as a creative. I couldn’t have asked for better technicians, tutors or peers.” Read More
Graduates 2021: Joel Goldstein: Photography
Graduates 2021: Lucy Limage: Photography
Photography MA graduate is director of Porto Photo Biennial 2021
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 students are supported by award-winning technicians
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!
Photography BA(Hons) graduates guest speakers at Rural Gaze Symposium
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
Photography graduate Laura Pannack wins in the 2021 Sony World Photography Awards
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.”
Museum of Modern Art in NYC shows work by Photography BA(Hons) graduate
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
Photography alumna receives English Heritage portfolio commission
Photography graduate Mia Parker-Tang has received one of four New Lenses commissions by English Heritage to create a portfolio inspired by a chosen site. Read More
Photography grad George Roast invited to show in Barcelona
George Roast has been chosen to take part in the International Festival on Experimental Photography in Barcelona this July. Read More
2019 photography graduate Eva Jonas publishes book
Check out Let’s Sketch the Lay of the Land, which draws together encountered forms, surfaces and assemblages. Congratulations Eva. Read More
Kíra Krász is selected for The Word Within exhibition at Hangar Art Center, Brussels
Check out Photography BA(Hons) graduate Kira’s work – she was also selected for the Offspring Photomeet last year. Read More
Interested in taking a photography degree?
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
Photography graduate chosen for Crane Kalman showcase CREAM 2020
Photography lecturer releases new book Dinosaur Dust
Dinosaur Dust is a collection of photographs by Zoe Childerley exploring encounters between people and nature in the Mojave Desert. Read More
Photography lecturer Daniel C Blight in conversation about The Image of Whiteness
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
2020 Photography graduate Noé Warren profiled by Creative Review
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.
Enrol, log on and complete your course tasks
Congratulations on your offer – now it’s time to enrol! Read More
MA Show goes live!
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
Screen Archive South East wins £50,000 National Lottery funding
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.
Graduates 2020: Lauren Mason: Photography
My final major project work that appears in the online graduate show is called ‘.. .. 86’. 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.
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.
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: 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: 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
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.
Gender equality awards for the School of Art and School of Media
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
Got questions before you start? Read our FAQs for photography, film and sound courses
We have put together the most frequently asked questions from our recent School of Media online Q&A. Read More
Opportunities for creatives to connect, reflect and prepare
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
Screen Archive South East features newly discovered footage to mark 75th anniversary of VE Day
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.
Apply now for new £2500 Undergraduate and Postgraduate International scholarships
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
Current and alumni students feature in Brighton CCA’s packed online programme of events and activities
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
Been asked to create an online portfolio?
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
Applying for 2020? Here’s all you need to know
If you are applying or have applied for a course in 2020 you’ll find advice on your application, virtual visits and much more.
Gallery programme moves online
Career advice from Head of Employability Clare Dawson
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
Competition open for mural design – enter by 27 April
Brighton Racecourse is running a competition for a University of Brighton student to showcase their work at the venue. Read More
Are you following our Photography degrees on Instagram?
Follow the account @uobphotography to get a flavour of our courses and see the best of our student and staff photography, recommendations, exhibitions, events and more. Read More
Three weeks of photography from our class of 2020
Our BA(Hons) Photography students are putting the skills they have learnt into practice by creating their own Work In Progress exhibition – come and see the show at Unit 11, on Dukes Lane until 14 March. Read More
Photography student takes part in charity exhibition
Third year Photography BA(Hons) student, Lauren Mason, is exhibiting work as part of a group show to support the charity Tender.
Tender is an educational and arts charity commited to preventing domestic abuse and sexual violence in the lives of young people.
20-23rd Feburary with the opening event on Friday 21st @ 7pm
28 Deptford High Street, London, SE8 4AF
Photography lecturers exhibit in London
Dr Asa Johannesson and Martin Seeds both Lecturers, and practicing artists, on the BA(Hons) Photography course are exhibiting their work in a group exhibition at the Borough Road Gallery, London.
Photography & Sculpture 2nd Yr Exhibition
Our 2nd year BA(Hons) Photography and BA(Hons) Fine Art Sculpture students have been working hard to create and deliver their exhibition and we hope you will join us for the opening night.
The private view will take place at Edward Street Gallery, University of Brighton, this coming Fri 31st of January from 5:30pm – 8pm
All are welome
If you’re unable to make the private view, the exhibition will also open to the public during gallery opening hours until Thursday the 6th February.
Photography BA(Hons) graduate is official Golden Globes photographer
Alexi Lubomirski, who also photographed Prince Harry and Megan Markle’s wedding, captured the reactions of the 2020 Golden Globe winners after they received their awards. Take a look at his pictures of actors including Joaquin Phoenix, Brad Pitt, Renee Zellwegger and Laura Dern.
Brighton graduate Helen Cammock is (one of four!) Turner Prize winners
In an unexpected announcement the 2019 Turner Prize has been shared between all four nominees, including Photography graduate Helen Cammock, who said “they wanted to make a “collective statement” at a time when there was “already so much that divides and isolates people and communities”. Read More
Win an artist’s residency in Italy
Open to students and recent graduates, a new partnership between the University of Brighton and Mahler & LeWitt Studios means an artist has a unique opportunity to develop their practice with a residency in Italy followed by an exhibition at Brighton’s Centre for Contemporary Arts (CCA) between May – September 2020. Read More
Helen Cammock in conversation on BBC Radio 4
Photography graduate and Turner Prize 2019 nominee Helen Cammock is featured on Only Artists in conversation with playwright and screenwriter Suhayla El Bushra. Read More
Photography Alumna Clare Strand shortlisted for Deutsche Borse Prize
Clare Strand is one of four artists shortlisted for the prestigious annual award, now in it’s twenty fourth year. Read More
University opens Centre for Contemporary Arts this weekend
Come and celebrate the opening of the first major contemporary arts space in Brighton for 20 years in the Grand Parade building’s beautifully refurbished new galleries and theatre – launch party Friday 19 October, 6-10pm
MA Exhibition opens
The MA Shows bring together the diverse and emerging work of artists from five courses.
First Publication by Photography Alumni Reinis Lismanis
Since his graduation from the BA(Hons) Photography course in 2014, Reinis has been exhibiting work nationally and internationally. Trial and Error is his first major publication. Read More
Showcase for talented media staff
Salon is a project showcasing the artistic practice of professional services and technical staff across the School of Media. Read More
Eva Jonas wins Photograd Instagram takeover
Photography graduate Eva Jonas has won the BA Graduate Instagram takeover with Photograd – look out for her work on their feed from 12-18 August. Read More
Photography MA alumni in London show
Corinne Silva and Lisa Barnard are showing work in the current Her Ground: Women Photographing Landscape exhibition at Flowers Gallery in London. Read More
FreeRange Award for Brighton Photo Graduates
Our 2019 Photography Graduates win a prize for the best collective show at FreeRange London 2019.
Competing against all the other exhibiting universities, our Brighton graduates came out tops for their work and their group exhibition.
2019 Photography Graduate featured in The Guardian
How we got here – 2019 graduates
We spoke to four graduating students about their experiences of studying arts subjects at Brighton. Hear what they had to say! Read More
Graduate Show 2019: Qingyu Zhang: Photography
My work mainly examines the ‘relationships’ between peoples, places, and cultures. I mainly working in the area of archive and documentary. Read More
Graduate Show 2019: Eva Louisa Jonas: Photography
My practice draws from my immediate surroundings, focusing on the self and its extensions as different interventions with the environment. Read More
Graduate Show 2019: Ola Teper: Photography
During my last year at university I developed an interest in the objecthood of a photograph and its relation to memory. Read More
One month until Graduate Show!
Come and see fine art, photography, film, fashion, 3D design, textiles, graphics, illustration, architecture and much more at our annual graduate show in June (1- June at Grand Parade and Edward Street and 8–14 June 2019 at Moulsecoomb). Read More
Helen Cammock nominated for Turner Prize
University of Brighton Photography alumna Helen Cammock is one of four artists nominated for the 2019 Turner Prize. Read More
Congratulations to photography alumni Laura Pannack
Laura Pannack, won third place in the Single Image category for her photograph Young British Naturists in the 2019 Lens Culture Portrait Award. Read More
Bailey requests Brighton professor for new book
Professor in the Culture of Photography Francis Hodgson has written the text for a super-sized book of images by renowned photographer David Bailey. Read More
Photography students show work in Toronto
Free Skills Masterclass
Free Skills Masterclasses! Ideal for final year, masters students and recent graduates. Gain skills from professionals, certificate for each attendee. Read More
Top ten ranking for our art and design courses announced
We have been ranked 8th in the UK and 38th worldwide for art and design. Brighton has also been rated in the global top 100 student cities!
Graduate showcased in prestigious exhibition
Georg Avetisjans, graduate of MA Photography has been selected for the prestigious Poznan Photo Diploma Award exhibition. Read More
HOAD graduate curates student exhibition of Photography
University of Brighton graduate An Nguyen is curating an exhibition of Photography students’ work at ONCA Gallery. Read More
Photography Graduate exhibiting at Format Photography Festival, Derby
Martin Seeds, an MA Photography Graduate, and now tutor on the BA Photography course, will exhibit in a group exhibition titled ‘The Brexit Shop’, at this years Format Festival in Derby.
BA Photography Graduate shortlisted for MACK book award
Jacob Clayton, a 2017 BA Photography Graduate, has been shortlisted for the prestigious 2019 MACK Book Award.
100 days until the Graduate Show 2019!
The countdown begins to the University of Brighton Graduate Show 2019 which will see the City and Moulsecoomb campuses are transformed into the biggest artspace in the South East. Read More
3rd Year photography student shortlisted for photography award
Lilli Burridge-Payne, third year BA Photography student has been shortlisted for a new photography award, the Wolf Suschitzky Photography Prize. Read More
Barbican curator selects Photography MA grads
For Source magazine’s annual graduate choices, three of the five chosen photographers are from our own MA – congratulations to Greta Lorimer, Lee Copleston and Sarah Le Brocq. Read More
Moving Image and Photography 2nd year exhibition: CINESTHESIA
Cinesthesia will be open to the public over the month of January 2019. The exhibition will display work by moving image and photography students marking their 2nd year studying at Brighton University. Look at our student run exhibition instagram @cinesthesia2019
BBC covers Joe Pettet-Smith’s work
Photography graduate Joe Pettet-Smith’s work has once again been featured in the national media. Read More
The Print Square – limited edition prints
Third rear BA(Hons) Photography students have launched an initiative which allows the public to purchase an individual ‘Artist Proof Print’ created in advance of their entry into the market. Read More
Showcase your creativity at the Grand Parade gallery
“After visiting the University of Brighton there was no other option, this was where I needed to be”
Photographer Lottie Wilson who graduated this summer is interviewed about her new exhibition, her university experience, her inspirations and her plans for the future. Read More