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    We have continued our collaboration with BFI this year to present a superb film programme, featuring provocative documentary. immersive story-telling, virtual reality and more. The programme is produced as part of Refugee Week 2017 #OurSharedFuture

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    Refugee Week 2017 at Southbank Centre begins with an outdoor afternoon of music, as part of M.I.A.’s Meltdown. The programme continues across the Week and includes artists’ workshops, more music, partners’ participatory activities, theatre performances, schools’ workshops etc. Details on our events pages and here, full programme follows shortly.

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    Find out about Refugee Week 2017 events in your area, order free promotional materials or join us in celebrating Our Shared Future.


    In collaboration with b-side festival, we’re supporting Shahre Farang project by Iranian photographer Farhad Berahman, who re-creates a 19th century traveling peep box for UK audiences. Presented as part of The Festival of Learning at the Bournemouth University. More information here

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    From 14-19 March 2017 we co-curated ‘Who Are We?’ programme at Tate Exchange –  featuring a week long programme of artist-led workshops, debate, drop in activity and lively disruption, asking what it means to belong – across and within borders. More detail here.

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    To mark the start of this year’s Refugee Week, we’ve teamed up with our friends at BFI to compile a COLLECTION OF FILMS that explore refugee experiences in the past and present and across different parts of the world.

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    The 4th edition of our biennial Platforma Festival will take place in Newcastle and across the North East between 19 – 28 October 2017. The festival will feature provocations, inspirations, workshops, performances, screenings and more, bringing together a wide range of artists, activists, educators, advocates and other practitioners from across the UK and Europe. More information to be announced soon.

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