September 7, 2021

artists of change – Artists call out with Lewisham Council – The Mayor of London’s Borough of Culture 2022

News, Opportunities

In collaboration with Lewisham Borough of Culture, we are inviting expressions of interest applications for two artists, artist collectives or companies to be in residency at the heart of […]

August 25, 2021

100 Agents of Change

Blog, Opportunities

Counterpoints Arts is one of the partner organisations supporting 100 Agents of Change, an exciting new project led by In Place of War that connects some of the most […]

August 10, 2021

Across Borders: Body & Self

Opportunities, Uncategorized

We are inviting artists to submit existing work to be presented at coculture in Berlin 1-5 September 2021 that explores “Body & Self” in the context of migration and displacement.

July 30, 2021

Southbank Centre and Counterpoints select Distanced Assemblage as co-commissioned artists


Distanced Assemblage are the selected commissioned artists in a new collaboration with Southbank Centre.

June 8, 2021

Refugee Week 2021 at V&A

Events and Projects

Blog marking the fourth year of Refugee Week Counterpoints’ collaboration with V&A.

June 3, 2021

Learning Lab: Collaborative Arts, Diversity and Social Justice – a New Publication


Publication of ‘Learning Lab: Collaborative Arts, Diversity and Social Justice’, in partnership with CREATE (Ireland)

May 26, 2021

DRILL MINISTER’S ECO-CIDE, a Co-commission with Season for Change

Events and Projects

New co-commission with Season for Change – Eco-Cide by London drill artist Drill Minster

May 24, 2021

Across Borders: new commissions in Greece, Germany and the UK

Events and Projects

We are delighted to announce four new public art commissions as part of a three-year international programme of work in partnership with organisations and artists in Greece, Germany and […]

May 24, 2021

Mutual Affinities: Learning Lab with Creative Scotland and Counterpoints Arts


Counterpoints Arts is delighted to announce the Mutual Affinities Learning Lab programme supported by Creative Scotland.

May 21, 2021

In Solidarity with Palestinians


We have watched with horror the ongoing destruction and devastation of lives in Gaza and Palestine, which touches us both as a human rights issue of universal concern, and […]

April 13, 2021

ESOL Plus Arts


COMPASS was an ESOL plus arts project designed and delivered in partnership by Groundwork London and Counterpoints Arts. The project aimed to interweave language learning with arts-based activities and ran […]

April 13, 2021

The barriers and opportunities to meaningful collaboration across the arts, migration and racial justice sectors


New research by poet and researcher Selina Nwulu, commissioned by Counterpoints Arts. A month on from the Race Commission Report, new independent research reveals a picture and set of […]

April 7, 2021

Announcing Counterpoints Arts and Southbank Centre – Artist Open Call

Events and Projects

Counterpoints Arts is collaborating with the Southbank Centre once again, this time to commission an artist with lived experience of displacement or migration to develop new live work for public spaces.

March 17, 2021

New Brave World: The power, opportunities and potential of pop culture for social change in the UK


By Alice Sachrajda and Marzena Zukowska, with foreword by K Biswas, supported by Unbound Philanthropy, March 2021. Download the report (pdf) “In 2017 the previous report in this series, Riding the […]

March 16, 2021

Thinking as a ‘we’ again: Building collective worlds of mutual aid and creativity between/across digital platforms


Dr. Kit Braybrooke invites the kind of thinking that brings the notion of ‘we’, and the idea of ‘nourished’ digital public spaces in the post-Covid 19 world.

March 16, 2021

Icebergs and Spiderwebs


Kuba Szreder reflects on the economies of care and mutual aid that make art possible.

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