• Arts of Social Change – Queens of Syria
    Film

    Wednesday 5th October 2016
    5.30pm at Dartington Hall Trust, the Barn Cinema

    As part of our first Arts and Social Change Retreat in Dartington, we join with Dartington Hall Trust to present Yasmin Fedda's award winning documentary 'Queens of Syria' - a story of fifty refugee women exiled in Jordan, who came together to perform a contemporary version of the ancient Greek tragedy, The Trojan Women.

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  • Arts and Social Change retreat
    Learning, Multi Art-form

    Wednesday 5th October 2016
    10am-9pm

    Next month (5-7 October) Counterpoints Arts travels to Dartington Hall for a retreat dedicated to the Arts and Social Change, with a special focus on Migration and Displacement.

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  • Arts of Social Change – Spoken Word and Music
    Music, Poetry & Spoken Word

    Thursday 6th October 2016
    7.30

    As part of our first Arts and Social Change Retreat in Dartington, we join with Dartington Hall Trust to co-produce a programme featuring the internationally acclaimed, Devon-based poetry star Alice Oswald; Kayo Chingonyi, a passionate new voice in UK poetry scene; the virtuoso Syrian kanun player and composer, Maya Youssef, and more.

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  • Somewhere Else at CROSSROADS Art Show
    Visual Arts

    Thursday 6th October 2016
    11am - 8pm at The Old Truman Brewery, Ely’s Yard, 15 Hanbury Street, London, E1 6QR

    Juan delGado travels to Greece, Macedonia, and Calais to record the journeys taken by refugees. But rather than focus on capturing these ‘invisible’ people, his protagonists are the places that they have passed through.

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  • Theatre and Sanctuary
    Theatre

    Monday 10th October 2016
    12.45-4pm

    West Yorkshire Playhouse (WYP) and Platforma invite you to a networking event exploring theatre, dance, refugees and migration. It will be a chance to hear from a variety of theatre companies, writers and performers and to learn about WYP's work as a Theatre of Sanctuary. There will be an opportunity to share your experiences and raise the issues that you feel are most pressing in this area of work.

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  • A Conversation with Ellen Schneider
    Learning Lab

    Monday 10th October 2016
    11am-1pm.

    A Learning Lab Conversation with Ellen Schneider, Founder and Director, Active Voice Lab, San Francisco, CA Image: Horticulture, Active Voice Lab Venue: Counterpoints Arts, 128 Hoxton St, London N1 6SH Please join us for a Learning Lab Conversation with Ellen Schneider, Founder and Director, Active Voice Lab, San Francisco, CA How do we know if […]

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