Centre for Arts and Wellbeing

Research and enterprise from the University of Brighton


Sustainable communities

A sustainable community is one that is economically, environmentally and socially balanced, healthy and resilient. This theme aims to understand the role of diverse and collaborative arts in helping foster sustainable communities. It investigates issues and opportunities related to healthy ecosystems and biodiversity, collaboration in achievement of low waste and low emission communities, inclusive place-making and neighbourhood development and socio-economic wellbeing.

‘Waste It’s Mine It’s Yours’ project in Melkhoutfontein, South Africa

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… Continue Reading →

Talking Grangemead Garden

Take a look at this film showcasing the incredible co-designed garden at Grangemead respite facility in Hailsham which has made a huge difference during the lockdown challenge that care homes are facing. Centre for Arts and Wellbeing member Nick Gant… Continue Reading →

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