Brighton & Hove

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Artists' Statement: Madeleine Flynn and Tim Humphrey talk about climatic sound art

Culture24 hears from the Australian duo Madeleine Flynn and Tim Humphrey about Gauge, an interactive live composition of sound sculptures which all relate to water and the elements.

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Vast White Stillness: Artist Claudia Molitor on her "very personal" work at the Brighton Festival 2015

Composer Claudia Molitor on her new installation and performance for the Brighton Festival, set in a maze of tunnels beneath a listed hotel.

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"I'm interested in how we identify ourselves": Artist Nathan Coley on his HOUSE Festival commission

The British contemporary artist on the two works he has created in Brighton: Portraits of Dissension at Regency Town House and You Imagine what you Desire at St Nicholas' Church.

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An eclectic love for the arts: Chief Executive Andrew Comben on the Brighton Festival 2015

Trained as a horn player but happier admiring from afar these days, one of the key figures behind this year's festival previews works by Marcus Coates, Agnès Varda and more.

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Curators find Victoria Cross won by British Major shot on horse during First World War Mesopotamian campaign

The highest possible honour for a Commonwealth serviceman and a string of medals won by Major Godfrey Massy Wheeler have been found by curators at Brighton Museum.

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Laughing Holes and Slaptalk: Ten things to see at this year's Sick! Festival

From the changing face of porn to a homage to artist Frida Kahlo, this year's festival is about to begin in Brighton and Manchester. Here are a few of the oddities to enjoy.

Brighton counter-Christmas Burning the Clocks seeks crowdfunding support for fiery spectacular

In its 21st year, the lantern-led parade of art and performance is appealing to the public for donations - with bespoke artworks and bonfire-lighting opportunities among the rewards.

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Fans get to play "wondrous" Inside-Out Piano at Brighton Dome's Earsthetic

The public will be invited to play Sarah Nicolls' Inside-Out Piano - a huge upright grand which has its insides displayed and hangs in the air - as part of this year's mini-season, which includes......

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Roll of Honour and First World War exhibition remember the Sussex fallen at Hove Library

A new exhibition, Hove at War, includes the names of more than 600 men and women from Sussex who lost their lives during the First World War.

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Curator's Choice: Federica Chiocchetti on nudity, Fiats, Martin Parr's scrapbooks and 1970s Italy

The co-curator on Amore e Piombo: The Photography of Extremes in 1970s Italy, which is part of the current Brighton Photo Biennial at the city's Museum and Art Gallery.

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Curator's Choice: David Mellor on Martin Parr, Enoch Powell and Real Britain 1974

The Brighton Photo Biennial exhibition of postcards by the rebellious Co-Optic group of the 1970s captures the radical social and political climate of the time, says its curator.

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