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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 […]

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 […]

June 6, 2019

The Seven Gates of Damascus

Learning

Maya Youssef moved to London under the Arts Council’s “exceptional talent” scheme and has since recorded an acclaimed album, “Syrian Dreams”, and toured the UK and Europe. The Seven […]

May 30, 2019

To (be able to) tell

Learning

By Zehra Doğan Kurdish artist and journalist Zehra Doğan was released from prison in Turkey in February. She was prosecuted and sentenced to nearly three years on charges that […]

May 20, 2019

Artists at Risk, Artists who Risk – Press Release

News

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 […]

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 […]

April 28, 2019

A place in the world: Moving Worlds film programme for Refugee Week

Opportunities, Refugee Week

By Nelli Stavropoulou, Moving Worlds producer Moving Worlds is a film programme specially curated for Refugee Week, offering a thematic selection of films for you to screen at reduced […]

March 8, 2019

I cannot stay indifferent to injustice – Alketa Xhafa Mripa

News

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

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 22, 2019

Digital Commission for Refugee Week

Opportunities

The theme of this year’s Refugee Week, ‘You, me and those who came before’, is an invitation to to discover the experiences of displacement that are found in our […]

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?” […]

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