Centre for Research in Creative and Performing Arts

Archives and resources

The Centre aims to provide links to materials and archives at Sussex which may be of interest to practitioners, students and scholars of creative and performing arts.


The films of Barrie Gavin

The University's Music Department has acquired an archive of films on 20th Century and contemporary musicians and composers, picture of Stockhausen from Barrie Gavin filmmade by the distinguished film-maker Barrie Gavin. 

The Centre is planning research projects to improve access to the contents of this collection.

More information can be found here



Altman Collection

Work has begun digitising a large collection of television footage of jazz musicians. altman catalogue

The collection was initiated by film composer and alumnus John Altman. 

More information can be found here