Blog

February 28, 2020

Round Up of Refugee Week Conferences 2020

Events and Projects

What did we learn at the national Refugee Week Conferences in London and Bristol this February? Here’s a (non-exhaustive!) round up of the conversations we had. We hope you’ll join us to celebrate Refugee Week 2020, 15-21 June

February 3, 2020

Music for Social Change – Kent Youth Music Project

Events and Projects

We are delighted to share the music created in our recent collaboration project with two Kent partners, Music for Change and Pie Factory Music, along with artists Mohammed Yahya and Oliver Seager.

December 18, 2019

Li Dû Man publication

Events and Projects, Learning

As part of the Li Dû Man commission we are pleased to present a publication produced by  Zehra Doğan and Ege Dundar with the editorial support of writer, Jo Glanville.  See […]

June 19, 2019

The Art of Risk and Ruse: Rubble Theatre

Events and Projects

By Áine O’Brien There’s lightness to Manaf Halbouni’s work that belies a serious underside.  Halbouni’s playfulness draws you into critical questions about global displacement, the politics of belonging and […]

June 11, 2019

Am I My Brother’s Keeper? @ St Paul’s

Events and Projects

Written by Niki Barbery Bleyleben – a Bolivian-American philosopher, social scientist and mum of two… You can’t help it. An artist’s duty, as far as I’m concerned, is to reflect […]

May 7, 2019

Sink Without Trace

Events and Projects

Exhibition on Migrant Deaths at Sea 13th June – 13th July 2019 P21 Gallery, 21- 27 Chalton Street, London, NW1 1JD www.sinkwithouttrace.com Sink Without Trace presents works by 17 […]

January 31, 2019

Artists who Risk/Artists at Risk: Tania Bruguera and Tate Neighbours

Events and Projects

Counterpoints Arts Co-Director Áine O’Brien reflects on our collaboration with Tania Bruguera at Tate Exchange, in a piece originally published on the Live Art UK website There’s a fine line […]

January 31, 2019

Community and opera in Newham – Full Circle

Events and Projects, News

We are delighted to be joining the partnership behind Full Circle Community Opera project. If you want to see innovative and impactful music education look no further than Lister […]

January 18, 2019

Our Exciting Funding News: The Open Fund by PRS Foundation

Events and Projects

We are over the moon to be included in the latest list of organisations receiving support through PRS Foundation’s The Open Fund. The Fund supports creation, performance and promotion […]

January 11, 2019

video: Tania Bruguera and Tate Neighbours – The Art of Social Change

Events and Projects

  “How can we bring the neighbours into the institution, not as witnesses of what happens here, but as peers, who have also something to challenge the institution with?” […]

January 10, 2019

Nish Kumar to be our guest headliner

Events and Projects, Pop Culture

Our next No Direction Home stand-up comedy gig at 7pm, 20th January at Camden People’s Theatre (CPT) will feature the brilliant Nish Kumar as Guest Headliner. No Direction Home […]

January 9, 2019

Borderline: Welcome to the UK

Events and Projects

Tom Green reflects on the work of our artists in residence 2017-18 and looks forward to their upcoming show. There’s a fantastic Facebook post by the director Sophie Besse, […]

December 20, 2018

Looking back, looking forwards

Blog, Events and Projects, Opinion

As 2018 draws to a close, Counterpoints Arts Co-directors Áine O’Brien and Almir Koldzic reflect on the year that’s passed, and what’s to come: We send you this end-of-year greeting […]

November 20, 2018

London Migration Film Festival

Events and Projects

By Laura Stahnke, London Migration Film Festival Little more than two years ago LilyParrott, and I went to a public meeting at Deptford Cinema to find out how new volunteers […]

October 22, 2018

In Tweets: Pop Culture and Social Change Retreat 2018

Events and Projects, Pop Culture

Pop Culture and Social Change: Counterpoints Arts Retreat 2018

October 3, 2018

Tania Bruguera at the Tate

Events and Projects

Counterpoints Arts has been working with artist Tania Bruguera, Tate Modern and Tate Neighbours since the start of the summer on Tania’s Turbine Hall commission, which opens this week, […]

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