About us


Almir Koldzic


Almir is a Co-Founder and Director of Counterpoints Arts. The focus of his work to date has been on developing creative and collaborative strategies for engaging with refugee and migrant experiences.

Áine O`Brien

Curator of Learning and Research

Dr Áine O’Brien is Curator of Learning and Research and Co-Founder of Counterpoints Arts, London. She has worked across the arts, education and activism in the US, Ireland and the UK and was Co-Director of Counterpoints Arts 2012- 2020.

Emily Churchill Zaraa

Refugee Week UK

Emily is Refugee Week UK Coordinator at Counterpoints Arts. She has a background in media, music and community work and previously coordinated My Journey, a multimedia storytelling project at Migrants Resource Centre.

Nike Jonah

Pop Culture & Social Change

Nike is a Creative Producer on our Pop Culture and Social Change initiative.

Tom Green


Tom Green is a producer working primarily to support artists and organisations including through our Platforma network. He produces the biennial Platforma fesitval and also helps oversee our international work.

Dijana Rakovic


Dijana is a Project Manager at Counterpoints Arts. Her role spans production, curation and participation, with special interest in climate change and environmental justice. 

Shayane Lacey

Social Media Officer

Shayane is Counterpoints Arts' Social Media Officer. Her background is in marketing and communications across charities, social enterprises, and other non-profit organisations.

Marcia Chandra

Pop Culture & Social Change / Neighbourhoods

Marcia is a Creative Producer at Counterpoints Arts. She has experience developing creative and collaborative projects exploring themes of migration, place, and urban and environmental change.

Annie Hall

Operations Manager

Annie is Counterpoints Arts’ new Operations Manager. Her background is in the fine art and gallery world, with a focus on supporting small to medium-sized creative teams through systems administration, office management and organisational planning.