July 13, 2020

Across Borders – arts and pop culture commissions


Image: Rubble Theatre by Manaf Halbouni, Glasgow 2018 Counterpoints Arts is delighted to announce that we have been successful in our application to Comic Relief’s “Across Borders” programme. The […]

June 2, 2020

Imagine Anthology


On 15 June 2020, a digital collection of global voices will launch to coincide with Refugee Week in a powerful call to imagine a better world.

May 23, 2020

postcards in isolation: a different form of exile – week 1


Week 1 of our new ‘Postcards in isolation: A different for of exile’ with artists Bojana Janković, Zia Ahmed and Bern O’Donoghue.

May 6, 2020

Artists in Lockdown


We recently conducted an online survey with the aim of gathering some first-hand experiences from artists across the Counterpoints Arts’ network in the wake of Covid-19.

May 1, 2020

We say thank you to our SOAS placement colleagues


A quick reflection on working with four brilliant SOAS students as part of a placement partnership programme.

March 20, 2020

An Update from Counterpoints Arts


An update from the team on adjustments and changes in this period of COVID-19.

January 30, 2020

Introducing the Refugee Week 2020 Leaders


We’re delighted to introduce our Refugee Week 2020 leadership group: five young emerging leaders from refugee backgrounds who are doing exciting work in advocacy or arts and social change.

January 10, 2020

Theme of Refugee Week 2020: ‘Imagine’

News, Refugee Week

Announcing the theme for Refugee Week (15 – 21 June 2020).

May 20, 2019

Artists at Risk, Artists who Risk – Press Release


We are at Tate Exchange this week with Who Are We? Project – our partnership with The Open University. Read the latest PRESS RELEASE, detailing the ‘Artists at Risk, Artists […]

March 8, 2019

I cannot stay indifferent to injustice – Alketa Xhafa Mripa


This beautiful short film, produced by Al Jazeera English for International Women’s Day 2019, profiles Alketa’s work and activism, highlighting her efforts to change attitudes towards refugees, migration and […]

February 8, 2019

Announcing our Refugee Week Leadership Project

News, Refugee Week

Over the past few years we have been asking what more we can do to ensure that people with lived experience of displacement are at the heart and forefront of […]

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 […]

May 29, 2017

Counterpoints Arts Privacy Policy


The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) requires all organisations within the EU who process Personal Data to be transparent on how, why and what data is […]