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January 31, 2019

Artists who Risk/Artists at Risk: Tania Bruguera and Tate Neighbours

Blog, Events and Projects

Counterpoints Arts Co-Director Áine O’Brien reflects on our collaboration with Tania Bruguera at Tate Exchange, in a piece originally published on the Live Art UK website There’s a fine line […]

January 31, 2019

Community and opera in Newham – Full Circle

Events and Projects, News

We are delighted to be joining the partnership behind Full Circle Community Opera project. If you want to see innovative and impactful music education look no further than Lister […]

January 18, 2019

Our Exciting Funding News: The Open Fund by PRS Foundation

Events and Projects

We are over the moon to be included in the latest list of organisations receiving support through PRS Foundation’s The Open Fund. The Fund supports creation, performance and promotion […]

January 11, 2019

video: Tania Bruguera and Tate Neighbours – The Art of Social Change

Events and Projects

  “How can we bring the neighbours into the institution, not as witnesses of what happens here, but as peers, who have also something to challenge the institution with?” […]

January 10, 2019

Nish Kumar to be our guest headliner

Events and Projects, Pop Culture

Our next No Direction Home stand-up comedy gig at 7pm, 20th January at Camden People’s Theatre (CPT) will feature the brilliant Nish Kumar as Guest Headliner. No Direction Home […]

January 9, 2019

Borderline: Welcome to the UK

Events and Projects

Tom Green reflects on the work of our artists in residence 2017-18 and looks forward to their upcoming show. There’s a fantastic Facebook post by the director Sophie Besse, […]

December 20, 2018

Looking back, looking forwards

Blog, Events and Projects, Opinion

As 2018 draws to a close, Counterpoints Arts Co-directors Áine O’Brien and Almir Koldzic reflect on the year that’s passed, and what’s to come: We send you this end-of-year greeting […]

November 20, 2018

London Migration Film Festival

Events and Projects

By Laura Stahnke, London Migration Film Festival Little more than two years ago LilyParrott, and I went to a public meeting at Deptford Cinema to find out how new volunteers […]

October 22, 2018

In Tweets: Pop Culture and Social Change Retreat 2018

Events and Projects

Pop Culture and Social Change: Counterpoints Arts Retreat 2018

October 3, 2018

Tania Bruguera at the Tate

Events and Projects

Counterpoints Arts has been working with artist Tania Bruguera, Tate Modern and Tate Neighbours since the start of the summer on Tania’s Turbine Hall commission, which opens this week, […]

June 20, 2018

Stimela! 20 years of Refugee Week compilation album

Events and Projects

It’s out! Our gift to all celebrating and marking the 20th anniversary of Refugee Week – a fantastic compilation of music donated to us by some of the most […]

June 15, 2018

Escape from Yarl’s Wood

Events and Projects

Ahead of the concert at KOKO London, Lowkey and his collaborators Mohammed Yahya and EbsilJaz recorded a track with lyrics reflecting a story based on the real experiences of detainees […]

May 22, 2018

Who Are We? by Selina Nwulu

Events and Projects

  A piece commissioned by Who Are We? project, an initiative between Counterpoints Arts and The Open University in association with Stance Podcast and the University of York Migration Network. This […]

September 22, 2017

PSYCHEdelight are the new Counterpoints Arts artists in residence

Events and Projects

We’re delighted to announce that theatre company PSYCHEdelight are the new Counterpoints Arts artists in residence. Founded and directed by Sophie Besse, PSYCHEdelight created the play Borderline in 2016 […]

June 28, 2017

The Good Postman at the BFI

Events and Projects, Refugee Week

It’s interesting to reflect that when the BFI first started doing a Refugee Week programme, more than 10 years ago, there were not all that many films being made […]

June 20, 2017

The Art and Politics of Simplicity: ‘Refugees Welcome’ in York

Events and Projects, Refugee Week

Image: Nelli Stavropoulou By Áine O’Brien Counterpoints Arts was in York last Saturday (17 June) participating in the York Festival of Ideas, working at the University of York on an […]

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