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Digital artist to make public musicians with Laser Light Synths on side of Brighton church

Seeing everyone as "innately musical" and promising to take care of the harmonies, artist Seb Lee-Delisle will allow the public to trigger a large-scale musical test.

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Artist's Statement: Simon Faithfull on buying a boat on eBay and burning it at sea

This week, artist Simon Faithfull set fire to a boat off the coast of Dorset, letting it sink to the bottom of the sea in a new reef being streamed live as part of the Brighton Photo Biennial. He tells Culture24 why.

Burning boats, glass plates and mass observation as Brighton Photo Biennial returns

Under the slogan Communities, Collectives and Collaboration, the sixth edition of UK’s largest photo festival will showcase the work of 45 photographers and artists.

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Curator's Choice: Legendary goalkeeper Robert 'Pom Pom' Whiting's World War I story

Historian Tim Carder tells us the tragic tale of Bob Whiting, whose life is part of the new War Stories: Voices from the First World War exhibition at Brighton Museum and Art Gallery.

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Six stories from Brighton Museum's War Stories: Voices from the First World War

Spouses who fell in love at military hospitals and soldiers in Iraq who filled scrapbooks with cricket scores are among the World War I stories in Brighton, reveals curator Jody East.

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Curator's Choice: An undercoat worn by a First World War soldier at Brighton Museum

Left on a grandmother's sideboard for years, a coat at Brighton Museum's new War Stories display is part of the story of two brothers who died on the Somme a century ago.

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Romany Gypsy Delaine Le Bas to recreate containment compounds in gallery exhibition

In a provocative and at times uncomfortable exhibition, international artist Delaine Le Bas's installation at Phoenix Brighton reflects on the treatment of Gypsies in Britain.

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Is this the world's smallest temporary art gallery? Tight Modern prepares to return

Inspired by a nightclub but "a bit uncomfortable" with more than ten people inside, the humble homage to Tate Modern is about to return with a showcase of marginalised artists.

Artist's Statement: Yinka Shonibare MBE on bringing 18,000 books to Brighton Museum

British-Nigerian artist Shonibare tells us about a stunning and thought-provoking new commission, called The British Library, for Brighton Festival and the HOUSE Festival

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Artist's Statement: Harry Adams on making fires, Doomsday, Michael Caine and X Factor

Having collaborated with Billy Childish on their "confrontational" Art Hate project, Steven Lowe and Adam Wood are about to return with a dystopian display in Brighton.

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A journey of discovery: Queer in Brighton year ends in anthology and portrait exhibition

Photographer Anthony Luvera's portraits of members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community in Brighton have adorned the city alongside a new book.

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A large voice of many anonymous people: Mass Observation at The Keep

The Mass Observation Project is one of the largest social research projects ever undertaken. Fiona Courage of The Keep talks about a unique and inspirational archive.

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Brighton & Hove Albion set to open acclaimed new museum at Falmer Stadium

More than two years after the club's impressive Falmer Stadium opened, a long-awaited new Brighton & Hove Albion museum is on the verge of opening.

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Top ten houses and galleries to see at Brighton Artists' Open Houses 2013

Magical spirit cats, graffiti, Chinese brush painting and dance installations as we take a look at some of the highlights of Brighton's annual door-opening festival.

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Ryoji Ikeda, Peaches, Mira Calix and more: Laura Ducceschi on Earsthetic in Brighton

Curator's Choice: The Creative Producer at Brighton's Dome tells us about taking a visual arts approach to the five-day, electronic-led festival which is about to begin.

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