Monthly Archives: May 2014

Everyday on Canalside

May 20, 2014

We’re pleased to launch Everyday on Canalside located on Canalside Estates – a participatory arts and design project funded by the Migration Foundation, Metropolitan Housing Trust. The project is a partnership between Counterpoints Arts, Shoreditch Trust, Charushila and Marcia Chandra and we will be working closely with the Canalside Residents Association, the Metropolitan Housing Team, local businesses and community groups. […]

Refugee Week 2014: Our Shared Future

May 20, 2014

Between 16th and 22nd June thousands of activities will take place internationally to celebrate the positive contributions of refugees and promote a greater culture of welcome. Here in the UK we thought we would put a spotlight on the refugee children and young people who make (and go on to make) such positive contributions to […]

Celebrating Sanctuary London

May 9, 2014

We are pleased to announce the programme for the latest edition of our Celebrating Sanctuary London Festival (CSL), kicking off Refugee Week 2014 with exciting new musical collaborations, performance art, family fun, workshops and much more! Produced by Counterpoints Arts, Celebrating Sanctuary is a landmark event that plays a crucial role in promoting Refugee Week to […]


May 8, 2014

Almir Koldzic Almir is a Co-Founder and Co-Director of Counterpoints Arts. Since 2005, Almir has worked on developing creative strategies for making refugee and migrants’ contributions become more recognised and welcomed within the British arts, history and culture. His interventions include producing and directing events and exhibitions; developing a national strategy and identity for Refugee […]

Faction Films win Google Digital Media Award

May 7, 2014

We were delighted when we heard that Faction Film’s Invisible Picture Show had been nominated for the Google Digital Media Award at this year’s One World Media Awards, we’re even more delighted to hear that it has won. Congratulations to all concerned. If you haven’t already checked out Invisible Picture Show here it is. The […]

Faction Films’ ‘Invisible Picture Show’

May 1, 2014

Delighted to hear that Faction Films’ Invisible Picture Show about children in immigration detention centres, has been nominated for the Google Digital Media Award at this year’s One World Media Awards. Experience Invisible Picture Show Invisible Picture Show gives a voice to children locked up in Immigration Detention Centres in Australia, Greece, the USA, and […]