Visual culture is in a state of radical flux and change and is marked by a shift to new ground beyond familiar, interdisciplinary practices. The dissolving of boundaries between formerly discrete fields, and the recognition of their influence upon one another has evolved into a culture of performance ‘un-led’ by discreet disciplines, ie. un-disciplined performance practices. Within the current global economic and environmental climate, the pace of technological developments and the race for change, it seems appropriate to seek to invest in a future of performance practice that might support, challenge and develop a wider arts audience and community. Brighton and Hove has a unique climate of performance practitioners whose work readily straddles disciplines, and whilst there is a cultural infrastructure that supports these developments, there is no distinctive, intensive contemporary performance festival that showcases radical ‘un-disciplined’ performance practices.
Martha Turland researches medical illustration and lectures in cultural and critical studies for graphic design and illustration courses.
Paul Sermon gives lecture and interviews about his work while visiting
Sequential design researcher Graham Rawle continues his award-winning work in narrative.
Acclaimed political illustrator Chris Riddell has created a character for the
Jamie Rickett's design featured on cover of The Power of Print.
Kelly Angood raising funds for a flat-pack 'Videre' camera.