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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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    As well as co-ordinating Refugee Week around the country Counterpoints Arts also produced events at Southbank Centre, British Museum, BFI and RichMix. Find out more

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    The renowned fashion designer, Marios Schwab has collaborated with an award-winning art studio, Studio Moross, to create a small collection of stunning print designs for t-shirts in support of Refugee Week. Find out more.

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    We are featuring breach on our blog, ahead of the publishing date on 1st August 2016. breach is by Olumide Popoola and Annie Holmes, commissioned and published by Peirene Press.

    Find more and an extract from the book here

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    This was the biggest Refugee Week up to date with over 600 events across the country. Thank you to everyone who got involved in, visited or promoted an event.

    Here are the highlights of Counterpoints Arts programme at Southbank Centre, Rich Mix and the British Museum.

    Refugee Week as recorded via #RefugeeWeek tweets – Part 1 and Part 2.

    We look forward to working with all of you towards Refugee Week 2017!

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    Selected from a long list of public nominations, and amongst other 40, our Co-Directors Aine O’Brien and Almir Koldzic have been included in Southbank Centre’s Change Makers. ‘… chosen because you are using your time and energy to find innovative and creative ways to make the world a better places for those around you.’

    Thank you, we are honoured, and continue working with Southbank Centre on future Refugee Week and other festivals and programmes.




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