Call for papers, workshops, discussion groups and on-line performances – Deadline 1st August 2020


Performance and Wellbeing Symposium 

When  | November 2020

Where | Online

What   | This one-day interdisciplinary symposium gathers together academics, students, writers, artists and practitioners and anyone who is committed to developing imaginative, creative, researched responses to the core themes.

Call for papers, workshops, discussion groups and on-line performances. The symposium has an emphasis on innovative, out-of-the-ordinary ways of presenting artistic methods / practice / research / case studies of teaching on relevant themes/issues / engaging with communities outside of HE – that might contribute to the discussion around narrating and co-constructing work relating to themes of performance and wellbeing.

Themes the symposium will address but is not limited to include:

  • Teaching, practice and research that connect with notions of performance and wellbeing
  • Community projects and work that are committed to diverse and inclusive practice
  • Critical and creative thinking about how performance practices can impact on well-being (this might speak directly to the pandemic and how work on performance can respond to/capture/support experiences with Covid-19)
  • Performing maternity – research and practice that challenges dominant narratives around motherhood

The 500 word abstract needs to include your name, affiliation, the title of your presentation, an outline of your contribution and any technical issues you envisage. There will be a post conference publication with the book series Performance and Communities for Intellect Books.

Please send your abstract to by the 1st August 2020.




Graduate Show 2020

It’s the opening of the University of Brighton’s Graduate Show 2020 this Friday and we are delighted to share the details of this year’s online exhibition.

When? 12 June 2020 12.00pm

Where? Brighton Graduate Show 2020 website

What? A vibrant digital exhibition of work by our brilliant art, design, fashion, textiles, media, photography, film and history of art and design students – as well as a series of live events.

For information go to the Brighton Graduate show webpage on the University of Brighton website.








Art in a Domestic Setting: Surviving Creatively through COVID-19

This series of events celebrates the creativity and adaptability of our talented students in the midst of the C-19 pandemic. 

Discussions with students looking at ways they have replicated the features of specialised studio and workshops spaces in their homes, flats and bedrooms. Keep checking on the Graduate Show pages for the dates for these events. 








Film Cries Festival

14 June at 7pm

Join the School of Media for Brighton’s promising filmmakers awards show where they will be streaming a film festival dedicated to the film and media students. Follow the facebook page for further information.

Introduction to Drawing Workshop

15 June at 12.30pm

This live workshop led by our Senior Lecturer and Course Leader for Fine Art Printmaking, Phil Tyler is open to all and takes us through the fundementals of drawing.

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Fine Art Printmaking: Instagram Live Series

Starts Sunday 14 June 6pm

Follow @fineartprintmaking_uob on Instagram for this series of events every Sunday at 6pm BST from 14 June for a discussion with some of our talented Printmaking students.

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Art in a Domestic Setting: Fine Art Painting 

16 June at 6pm

Join us for a conversation led by Course Leader, Chris Stevens with a panel of graduating Painting students about how they have adapted their home spaces into studios.

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