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Wednesday, July 8, 2020
This week Brighton Journal spoke to local illustrator and designer, Anthony Atkinson. Anthony's bold and energetic work is rooted in storytelling, and he has worked with the likes of Ebury Press. He takes inspiration from artists such as Daniel Clowes and Jim Phillips to create his colourful and impactful...
In June 1348, people in England began reporting mysterious symptoms. They started off as mild and vague: headaches, aches, and nausea. This was followed by painful black lumps, or buboes, growing in the armpits and groin, which gave the disease its name: bubonic plague. The last stage was a...
Cough, fever, loss of sense of smell … these are the symptoms of COVID-19 that we all know about. But did you know that confusion affects 20% or more of patients in hospital with COVID-19? Or that previous coronavirus outbreaks have been linked to high rates of mental illness...
There really isn’t anywhere quite like it; Cape Town is a soul-lifting oasis that connects humankind to mother nature in the most theatrical way imaginable. Breathtaking sunsets, magical mountainous backdrops and beautiful coastlines coalesce to form just a fragment of Cape Town’s charm. This wonderful city, and its surrounding...
This week Brighton Journal spoke to Candy Medusa, a local artist and marine biologist whose work is inspired by all things nature. Candy is the founder of the eXXhibition project, a project that runs beach cleans that encourage upcycling litter into art. Her work has been exhibited locally with...
Written by Ayna Custovic Whilst the effects of coronavirus on humanity have been devastating, the environment has seen dramatic improvements as a result of the pandemic induced lockdown. With millions stuck indoors, an inadvertent shift has occurred towards an environmentally friendly lifestyle which, if we are to each take the...
Written by Winnie Liu We seem to have a rather arrogant quality in our modern times, as we truly appear to think we have reached the epitome of human success in society. People may lament the poor choices of the young, such as listening to dreadful music, but the young may...
Around two years ago, Charlotte Lillington started @brighton.streets, an Instagram account dedicated to capturing the beautiful, lively, and unique streets of Brighton. Since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, she has continued to photograph the city, however in a much less lively state than usual. Charlotte is a 26...
This week Brighton Journal spoke to local illustrator and collage artist, Tonwen Jones. Tonwen's vibrant work combines colour, pattern and vintage motifs, and frequently draws inspiration from people's eccentric collections, as well as museums and galleries. Her work includes a large illustrated map of Gujarat in India at ZSL...
"One language sets you in a corridor for life. Two languages open every door along the way." - Frank Smith    Languages are the keys to doors we didn’t know we wanted opening; they are windows into the lives of others and the most important tool we have to connect with nations...