Following our two Newcastle meetings in 2016, this will be a chance to hear more about plans for the Platforma Festival of arts & refugees in October 2017 including details of the buddy project that will help support refugee artists take part in the Platforma Festival.
Plus will be inviting organisations and artists to put forward their ideas, proposals and requests for support and collaboration.
Organised by Platforma (managed by Counterpoints Arts) in partnership with Crossings, Freedom City 2017 and Northern Roots.
The Platforma Festival takes place every two years. It’s a chance to showcase the arts by, with and about refugees and migrants and to share ideas and practice at a two-day Conference.
Following our last meeting in November two themes emerged most strongly:
– pathways for artists
– connecting communities.
We also identified potential venues and organisations that might take part in the Festival across Newcastle, Gateshead and the North East region. A full agenda will be circulated before the event.
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