Past Events

  • Tania Bruguera in residency at Tate Exchange
    Participatory installation, Visual Arts, workshop

    Tuesday 2nd October 2018 10.00 - 18.00 at Tate Modern, Blavatnik Building, Level 5

    As part of the Hyundai Turbine Hall Commission, Tania Bruguera will be in residency at Tate Exchange for the month of October.

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  • Refugee Readings at Doughty Street Chambers
    Literature, Talk, Visual Arts

    Wednesday 20th June 2018 10.00 - 18.00 at Doughty Street Chambers

    Exclusive readings in an intimate setting at Doughty Street Chambers.

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  • Moving stories: a Refugee Week special event
    Community, Dance, Film, Live Art, Multi Art-form, Music, Participatory installation, Poetry & Spoken Word, Visual Arts

    Sunday 24th June 2018 10.00 - 18.00

    Come to the Museum for a day of performances, films and workshops to celebrate Refugee Week.

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  • Who Are We?
    Design, Film, Learning, Literature, Live Art, Multi Art-form, Poetry & Spoken Word, Visual Arts

    Tuesday 22nd May 2018 10.00 - 18.00 at Tate Exchange, Blavatnik Building, Level 5 , Bankside, London, SE1 9TG

    Who Are We? Art, migration and the production of democracy with Counterpoints Arts, Loughborough University, the Open University and Stance Podcast

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  • What does it mean to have a rights-focused approach to arts participation?
    Visual Arts, workshop

    Tuesday 18th July 2017 10.00 - 18.00 at National Gallery, London

    Join us for a morning of talks and discussion where we’ll explore diverse rights-focused approaches to arts participation. Guest speakers will present a range of perspectives and methods, providing insights into how these have applied to specific audience groups they’ve worked with. Speakers will then host a series of open roundtable discussions encouraging an open dialogue and exchange of ideas.

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  • Project Refuge/e
    Visual Arts, workshop

    Tuesday 13th June 2017 10.00 - 18.00 at Southbank Centre, Green Display Sapce 2, Level 2

    Get an insight into the conditions experienced by many refugees with Refuge/e, a new project that gives a first-hand sense of Syrian refugee lives in the Middle East.

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  • Different Pasts, Shared Future: a Refugee Week special event
    Community, Film, Live Art, Multi Art-form, Music, Visual Arts, workshop

    Sunday 25th June 2017 10.00 - 18.00 at British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG

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  • Charwei Tsai: Hear Her Singing
    Community, Visual Arts

    Monday 19th June 2017 10.00 - 18.00

    Hear Her Singing is a project by artist Charwei Tsai which takes the universal nature of song to create a platform for women refugees in the UK.

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  • Gift Giving: printmaking sessions with young refugees
    Community, Visual Arts, workshop

    Wednesday 21st June 2017 10.00 - 18.00 at Royal Festival Hall, Green Display Space 3 - Level 2

    Artists Afshin Dehkordi and Saeed Taji Farouky are collaborating with a group of young refugee and asylum-seeking people to give voice to social meaning and its loss through basic printmaking techniques.

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  • Refugees Welcome
    Community, Live Art, Visual Arts

    Saturday 24th June 2017 10.00 - 18.00 at Southbank Centre Square Doors

    Visit Alketa Xhafa-Mripa for a conversation, and a cup of tea, inside her Refugees Welcome mobile installation comprising a Luton tail lift van: a potent symbol of the border crossings braved by refugees.

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  • Refugee Week at Southbank Centre
    Community, Live Art, Multi Art-form, Music, Visual Arts

    Saturday 24th June 2017 10.00 - 18.00 at The Clore Ballroom, Level 2, Royal Festival Hall

    Join us and our partners at Southbank Centre for a day of all kinds of creative, fun and engaging activities in response to this year's Refugee Week's theme 'Our Shared Future'.

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  • Shahre Farang, Refugees Welcome and Shed Your Fears
    Multi Art-form, Visual Arts

    Saturday 8th July 2017 10.00 - 18.00 at Bournemouth University, Fernbarrow Poole BH12 5BB

    Iranian photographer Farhad Berahman presents memories of Iranian asylum seekers living in exile as part of Bournemouth University's Festival of Learning, July 8th 2017.

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  • Somewhere Else at CROSSROADS Art Show
    Visual Arts

    Thursday 6th October 2016 10.00 - 18.00 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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  • Platforma SE showcase & exhibition
    Film, Music, Visual Arts

    Saturday 2nd July 2016 10.00 - 18.00 at Turner Contemporary, Margate

    A new exhibition developed by Platforma South East network will launch with a Showcase Event on 2 July based on the Refugee Week 2016 theme ‘Welcome’. The show will bring together work created by, with and about refugees and migrants from marginalised communities.

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  • Ben Uri panel discussion
    Learning, Visual Arts

    Tuesday 22nd March 2016 10.00 - 18.00

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  • Unexpected: Continuing Narratives of Identity and Migration
    Visual Arts

    Wednesday 17th February 2016 10.00 - 18.00

    Developed in Collaboration with Ben Uri Gallery, this new exhibition juxtaposes works from Ben Uri’s permanent collection by artists including Frank Auerbach and Eva Frankfurther with invited artists offering a contemporary responses.

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  • dis/placed
    Multi Art-form, Visual Arts

    Tuesday 16th June 2015 10.00 - 18.00

    A week-long programme of events, featuring over 40 artists responding to global demographic shifts and unprecedented levels of human

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  • Celebrating 70 Years of Migration
    Multi Art-form, Visual Arts

    Saturday 2nd May 2015 10.00 - 18.00

    The Southbank Centre and Counterpoints Arts are pleased to invite you to join us in celebrating our brand new exhibition: Adopting Britain - 70 Years of Migration

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  • Adopting Britain
    Multi Art-form, Visual Arts

    Friday 17th April 2015 10.00 - 18.00

    Adopting Britain: 70 Years of Migration exhibition - presented by the Southbank Centre in partnership with Counterpoints Arts

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