Here you will find tributes to our past students, past staff, our friends and supporters going back to the early days of the Brighton School of Art in the nineteenth century and looking forward to the developing careers of our more recent members.
Building upon the research compiled in 2009 for the the Faulty of Arts' anniversary book these webpages give a selection of those lives and events that have made this a special place in the history of arts and education in Britain.
Do submit your own profile or recommendation and also keep in touch with Brighton Alumni – the official alumni association for all former students of the University of Brighton and all its predecessor institutions.
Internationally renowned for her innovations in screendance, Professor Liz Aggiss is a performer, choreographer and film-maker. She was a teacher and researcher at the University of Birghton for many years, developing the institutions reputation for performance, particularly screen dance.
Johnson’s work considers how design can exist for the cognitive, as well as our more commonly perceived physical needs. Through ornamentation and kitsch he considers design as fulfilling emotional needs like humour and nostalgia.