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January 25, 2017

Barack on books and “the role of stories to unify”

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https://storify.com/CounterArts/barack-on-books

June 10, 2016

Robert De Niro & JR’s “Ellis”: an ‘Immigration Roadmap’

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https://storify.com/CounterArts/robert-de-niro-jr-s-ellis#publicize

April 21, 2016

Behjat Omer Abdulla: identity and belonging

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https://storify.com/CounterArts/behjat-omer-abdulla

April 6, 2016

Global Justice Now proclaim #RefugeesWelcome on the Cliffs of Dover

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Working with guerrilla projectionists Feral X, Global Justice Now projected 5m high letters proclaiming #RefugeesWelcome on the iconic Cliffs of Dover – the first visual point of contact many refugees arriving in the UK will meet. Given the theme of #Refugeeweek, it seemed like a great idea to replicate across the country!

April 4, 2016

Beyond Borders – April 2016

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Counterpoints Arts in collaboration with Young Vic Taking Part held a conference to share and discuss the role of arts in responding to the refugee crisis. An inspiring evening […]

March 7, 2016

Migration Lab comes to the Design Museum

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https://storify.com/CounterArts/migration-lab-comes-to-the-design-museum

March 2, 2016

Bodging in the Migration Lab

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As part of the Migration Lab at the Design Museum, Scottish-Indian artist, Jasleen Kaur, took us through a bodging workshop exploring the meanings behind the repurposing of objects and […]

February 9, 2016

Unexpected: Continuing Narratives on Identity and Migration

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Wednesday 17th February will see the Unexpected exhibition open at the Ben Uri Gallery in collaboration with Counterpoints Arts, featuring work by emigre artists such as Frank Auerbach, Eva Frankfurther and Chaïm Soutine as well as invited contemporary artists Tam Joseph and Eugene Palmer, sculptor JoyceKalema, textile artist Salah ud Din, and film-maker Edwin Mingar

February 9, 2016

Refugee Week Conference 2016

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This now sold out conference will bring together people to speak, network and take part in workshops at the Amnesty International UK Human Rights Action Centre

February 9, 2016

Adopting Britain – 70 Years of Migration

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A look back at the much loved and interactive exhibition about immigration as part of Changing Britain Festival at the Southbank Centre

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