Past Events

  • Learning Lab on Migrant Mothers and Daughters – Participation Arts and Social Action in Research
    Learning, Learning Lab

    Wednesday 19th July 2017 10:00 to 17:00 at Taylor Digital Studio, Tate Britain

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  • Learning Lab: Unlearning the Role of the Artist: Part 2
    Learning, Learning Lab

    Thursday 13th July 2017 10:00 to 17:00 at MediaNox gallery, Maribor, Slovenia

    Our next Learning Lab, Unlearning the Role of the Artist: Part 2, is framed by the interdisciplinary methodologies and comparative arts practice of London-based artist, Eva Sajovic. The Learning Lab will take place at MediaNox Gallery, Maribor (Slovenia) on 13th July 2017.

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  • Platforma Festival 2017
    Conference, Learning, Multi Art-form

    Thursday 19th October 2017 10:00 to 17:00

    The 4th national Platforma Festival for the arts by, about and with refugees and migrants will take place in Newcastle and across the North East between 19-31 October 2017.

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  • Who Are We?
    Learning, Multi Art-form

    Tuesday 14th March 2017 10:00 to 17:00 at Tate Exchange, Switch House, Level 5, Tate Modern, Bankside, London SE1 9TG

    A week long programme of dialogue, artist-led workshops, debate and lively disruption, asking what it means to belong – across and within borders.

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

    Wednesday 5th October 2016 10:00 to 17:00

    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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  • Sampling as a Kind of Writing – An Interactive Lab with Kayo Chingonyi
    Learning, Literature, Live Art, Poetry & Spoken Word

    Tuesday 26th April 2016 10:00 to 17:00 at Richmix

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  • Learning

    Friday 6th November 2015 10:00 to 17:00 at De Montfort University, Leicester LE1 9BH

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  • Economics, People and Place: policy versus participatory arts practice in the context of migration.
    Learning

    Thursday 5th November 2015 10:00 to 17:00

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  • ‘Everyday on Canalside’ Year 2: Co-Production and Making Together
    Learning

    Thursday 21st January 2016 10:00 to 17:00

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  • Screen Stories of Conflict, Migration and Place
    Film, Learning

    Wednesday 4th May 2016 10:00 to 17:00 at HOME, 2 Tony Wilson Place First Street Manchester M15 4FN

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  • Everyday On Canalside Community Event, Saturday, April 9, 2016
    Learning

    Saturday 9th April 2016 10:00 to 17:00 at Whitmore Community Centre, Hoxton

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  • Ben Uri panel discussion
    Learning, Visual Arts

    Tuesday 22nd March 2016 10:00 to 17:00

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  • Beyond Borders
    Learning, Theatre

    Friday 1st April 2016 10:00 to 17:00

    Counterpoints Arts/Platforma and the Young Vic invite you to a free event looking at theatre and performance with and by refugees and migrants. A chance to hear about the Young Vic’s work with refugees and and asylum seekers and their future plans and an opportunity to share your own work and ideas.

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  • Refugee Week Conference EXTRA
    Learning

    Friday 26th February 2016 10:00 to 17:00

    Due to unprecedented demand for the Refugee Week Conference, we are holding a special extra event on 26 February 3pm-5pm at Rich Mix in Bethnal Green, London.

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  • Migration Lab @ Design Museum
    Design, Learning

    Tuesday 23rd February 2016 10:00 to 17:00

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  • Refugee Week Conference 2016
    Learning

    Monday 15th February 2016 10:00 to 17:00

    The one and only Refugee Week conference, featuring inspirational speakers, networking opportunities and workshops to help organisers and supporters across the country prepare for Refugee Week 2016.

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  • Performing Migratory Identity
    Learning

    Friday 30th October 2015 10:00 to 17:00

    Counterpoints Arts’ Learning Lab in partnership with the Centre for Sex, Gender and Sexualities, University of Durham, the Performing Arts, University of Northumbria, Platforma Arts + Refugee Network and The Forge, reflects on the performance, film and installation work of London-based artist and researcher, Natasha Davis.

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  • The Value in Making: Crafting, Memory, Migration and Storytelling
    Learning

    Tuesday 20th October 2015 10:00 to 17:00

    Learning Lab focuses on the social and cultural value of craft as a form of place-making when produced by migrant and refugee women.

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  • Bridging The Gap
    Learning

    Friday 10th July 2015 10:00 to 17:00

    The Tricycle Theatre and Counterpoints Arts invite you to take part in a conversation about the value of the arts for young EAL learners.

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  • The Salt of the Earth + special guests at BFI
    Film, Learning

    Wednesday 10th June 2015 10:00 to 17:00

    The awe-inspiring images of photographer Sebastião Salgado are celebrated by director Wim Wenders.

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  • Imagining Britain – Southbank Centre
    Learning

    Saturday 2nd May 2015 10:00 to 17:00

    A special event for holders of a Changing Britain day pass for 2nd May at Southbank Centre. To what extent have the various moments of migration to the UK shaped the cultural fabric of the nation?

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  • Platforma Conference 2015
    Learning

    Thursday 5th November 2015 10:00 to 17:00

    Platforma Festival - The 3rd Platforma Conference will take place 5-6 November 2015 in Leicester. Plus Platforma International 4 November.

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  • Launch of Moving Lives
    Film, Learning

    Wednesday 25th February 2015 10:00 to 17:00

    An interactive IPortrait researched, designed and produced by Counterpoints Arts, Moving Lives is an online platform and living archive of migrants' stories.

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  • Connecting Museums …
    Learning

    Friday 13th February 2015 10:00 to 17:00

    Event for museum and gallery professionals interested in connecting with refugee and asylum-seeker organisations.

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  • Learning Lab – Welcome to Dreamland by Zlata Camdzic
    Learning, Live Art

    Friday 20th February 2015 10:00 to 17:00

    Our upcoming Learning Lab centres around issues of arts, gender and human rights, through the one-woman show Welcome to Dreamland by Zlata Camdzic and Anna Ehnold-Danailov.

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  • Refugee Week Annual Conference
    Learning

    Tuesday 10th February 2015 10:00 to 17:00

    Join us for a day of information sharing, workshops and talks about Refugee Week and how to support it for 2015.

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