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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 shows by Kele Okereke and Chicks on Speed.

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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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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......

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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