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Drug of Art – mental health and art project

I am really excited to announce a new project which the Michael Aldrich Foundation is launching. We are working with artist and University of Brighton alumna Alison Lapper and Victoria Holden, an independent producer from Chalk Productions on The Drug of Art which aims to improve mental health in young people through making art. Building on our

Launch of new Brighton art trail

A new arts trail and Third Thursday event aims to brighten up Brighton city centre during the winter months from Thursday 20th January. Brighton cultural organisations, artists and creatives from the ABCD Cultural Recovery Plan have teamed up with city centre businesses within Brilliant Brighton Business Improvement District, to showcase Brighton’s vibrant art scene with

2022-01-19T13:26:17+00:00Featured, News, TFPC|

Look back on talented alumni from University of Brighton

I have been very fortunate over the years to meet and work with the talented students from the University of Brighton’s excellent 3D Design & Craft and product design degrees. The first ever winner of the Designing for the Future competition in 2010 was Harry Trimble. Then a second year student, Harry was immediately impressive

Brighton Cultural Recovery Plan steps up a gear

Eight creative projects are now up and running as the ABCD Plan for Cultural Recovery in Brighton & Hove moves up a gear.  The diverse and exciting programme will be delivered by some of the fantastic creative organisations in the City, thanks to over £250,000 of new funding raised to support the recovery of creative freelancers and

2021-10-14T12:25:51+00:00Featured, News, TFPC|

New website for online shopping archive

For the past 18 months, I have been working with Designing for the Future, alumnus, Pete Barr, on refreshing the website for the Michael Aldrich Archive.My father, Michael Aldrich (for whom the Michael Aldrich Foundation is named) was a pioneer of online shopping in the 1980s before the internet was born.He worked in the Information Technology

Image of the Week video for International Festival of Learning

Following the success of our Image of the Week project over lockdown, we are excited to share this fabulous video made by Marcelo Staricoff, founder of JONK and MAF trustee for the International Festival of Learning. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OtmkhkkbtbE The Image of the Week also features in Marcelo's new book, The Joy of Not Knowing, which is