September 12, 2019

Field Notes: The Inaugural Summer School on Cultural Diversity and Collaborative Practice

Blog, Learning, Single Vertical

Field Notes: The Inaugural Summer School on Cultural Diversity and Collaborative Practice documents the first such Summer School in 2018, an initiative of the Arts Council. The Summer School […]

July 2, 2019

Pop culture & young people

Blog, Opportunities, Platforma, Pop Culture, Single Vertical

Pop Culture – Young People – Migration & Social Change CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS 21-22 October 2019, Gulbenkian, University of Kent, Canterbury A 2-day ‘retreat’ as part of Platforma 5 […]

July 1, 2019

No Direction Home – an incredible first year

Blog, Pop Culture, Single Vertical

The first year of our No Direction Home stand-up comedy project, with Camden People’s Theatre, led by Tom Parry, climaxed with a brilliant gig at Southbank Centre during Refugee […]

February 14, 2017

Who Are We? At Tate Exchange, 14 -19 March

Blog, Single Vertical

A week of participatory installations, conversations, and learning labs Behjat Omer Abdulla working on the ‘From a Distance Series’ with our friends at Valand Academy, Sweden (Photo: Andreas Engman) […]

December 7, 2016

Counterpoints Arts Co-Director Almir Koldzic selected for the 2017 Clore Fellowship

Blog, Single Vertical

We are absolutely delighted to share that our co-director Almir Koldzic has been selected for the 2017 Clore Fellowship. The Clore Fellowship is a leadership development programme for 24 […]

December 7, 2016

Announcing: Who are We? A Tate Exchange project

Blog, Single Vertical

  In a moment of global movement, connection and dis-connection of people across national borders, we ask who are ‘we’? Who gets to decide? We are excited to announce: Who […]

October 31, 2016

It takes a story to make change: ‘I, Daniel Blake’

Blog, Single Vertical

  Image: I, Daniel Blake (Director, Ken Loach, 2016) By Áine O’Brien It’s been 50 years since Ken Loach’s television play Cathy Come Home was first broadcast. It generated huge […]

October 21, 2016

Walking, Talking, Making and Acting: Arts and Social Change Retreat

Blog, Single Vertical

A diverse mix of delegates gathered in Dartington Hall in Devon (5-7 October) for an inaugural ‘Arts and Social Change’ Retreat, with a focus on Migration. This was Counterpoints […]

July 27, 2016

breach by Olumide Popoola and Annie Holmes – blog tour

Blog, Single Vertical

This is breach by Olumide Popoola and Annie Holmes, commissioned and published by Peirene Press for Peirene Now! series. Published on 1st August, with 50p of every sale donated […]

July 11, 2016

This was Refugee Week 2016!

Blog, Single Vertical

As well as co-ordinating Refugee Week around the country (this year there were more than 600 events) here at Counterpoints Arts we also produced our own events at Southbank […]

July 7, 2016

Interview with Almir Koldzic for Perfoming Borders

Blog, Single Vertical

June 14, 2016 Almir Koldzic | June 2016 Alessandra Cianetti: Almir, your are the Co-Founder and Co-Director of Counterpoints Arts and your work has been focusing on ‘developing creative […]

June 30, 2016

Everyday on Canalside Summer Party

Blog, Single Vertical

We very much look forward to celebrating the end of the second year of our partnership with the Canalside Residents’ Association. The celebration is in form of a community […]

June 17, 2016

It is our love for one another as human beings that makes Britain great, not a small-minded superiority that blames migrants for our problems

Blog, Single Vertical

By Alice Sachrajda – a freelance creative researcher and storyteller and a trustee of Counterpoints Arts.   The senseless killing of Jo Cox MP is painful to bear today. […]

June 13, 2016

Moving Stories: Refugee Week Friday Late at the British Museum

Blog, Single Vertical

Our full programme for this very special Refugee Week event has now been published. Moving Stories Friday Late at the British Museum    

June 3, 2016

Stunning New T-Shirt Prints by Marios Schwab and Studio Moross

Blog, Single Vertical

It’s been our huge privilege to have one of London’s most exciting fashion designers, Marios Schwab and the award-winning Studio Moross working with us on creating a unique, small […]

June 3, 2016

Our Summer 2016 programme

Blog, Single Vertical

We celebrate Refugee Week 2016 with a programme of film screenings, music gigs, performances, readings, installations and workshops – all happening across a range of top venues in London. […]

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