Monthly Archives: February 2015

Moving Lives – a pioneering iPortrait

February 27, 2015

Counterpoints Arts launched Moving Lives this week in Dublin. Moving Lives is an online case study of the independent law centre, the Immigrant Council of Ireland – located in Dublin and working nationally and internationally. We coined the term iPortrait to produce an interactive case study that would not merely sit on a shelf but could reach a […]

The ‘Everyday on Canalside’ project website goes live

February 27, 2015

We launched our Everyday on Canalside project website last weekend giving you a sense of what we’ve been producing on Canalside over the past year, together with the different participatory strands that make up this project (Humans of Canalside, Open Spaces, Simple Acts and Moving Worlds). everydayoncanalside.org We’re excited to announce that in late March, […]

Call for Artists

February 16, 2015

Counterpoints Arts invites artists working in visual arts, live art, film, design and architecture to submit work for a one week multi-media exhibition titled dis/placed, running at The Ditch, Shoreditch Town Hall, London (15th – 22th June). The theme of dis/placed is informed by huge demographic shifts and unprecedented levels of human displacement – according […]

2015 Programme

February 9, 2015

We are living in the midst of huge demographic shifts and unprecedented levels of human displacement. More than ever before, we need bold and imaginative interventions to help us make better sense of the global yet very local experiences of migration. And who better to do it than artists and cultural practitioners who are engaging […]

Platforma Festival

February 1, 2015

The 4th edition of our biennial Platforma Festival will take place in Newcastle and across the North East between 19 – 31 October 2017. The festival will feature performances, new commissions, workshops, screenings and discussions, bringing together a wide range of artists, activists, educators, advocates and other practitioners from across the UK and Europe. (Photo: […]