December 17, 2021

Borderings: Displacement, Gender and Health

Blog, News

Continuously created and recreated, policed and enforced, borders demarcate boundaries of belonging. But borders are not only lines on the map, they are also drawn between people in the […]

September 7, 2021

artists of change – Artists call out with Lewisham Council – The Mayor of London’s Borough of Culture 2022

News, Opportunities

In collaboration with Lewisham Borough of Culture, we are inviting expressions of interest applications for two artists, artist collectives or companies to be in residency at the heart of […]

July 30, 2021

Southbank Centre and Counterpoints select Distanced Assemblage as co-commissioned artists


Distanced Assemblage are the selected commissioned artists in a new collaboration with Southbank Centre.

May 21, 2021

In Solidarity with Palestinians


We have watched with horror the ongoing destruction and devastation of lives in Gaza and Palestine, which touches us both as a human rights issue of universal concern, and […]

March 5, 2021

Pop Culture Meets Social Change Retreat


Taking place over three days, the retreat will bring together a range of selected individuals from the worlds of comedy, video gaming, broadcast, visual and performing arts, digital and news media, the charity sector together with the fields of policy, activism and philanthropy.

February 10, 2021

New Theory of Change

Blog, News, Refugee Week

We’re pleased to share an updated version of the Refugee Week Theory of Change, which sets out the difference we want Refugee Week to make, and how we believe […]

January 19, 2021

Announcing our new commissions

Blog, News

As part of the ‘To love, care, breathe…as acts of justice’ commissioning project we wanted to hear from socially engaged artists who are responding to the social changes that are undoubtedly underway and also exploring themes close to Counterpoints Arts’ heart and mission.

December 11, 2020

Reflections on a year of change, challenge and learning


It’s been a year of hard challenges and truths, forcing us all to confront our individual and collective fears, shortcomings and assumptions.

December 3, 2020

Theme of Refugee Week 2021: We Cannot Walk Alone

News, Refugee Week

We’re delighted to share the theme for Refugee Week 2021, the national festival coordinated by Counterpoints Arts that celebrates the contributions, creativity and resilience of refugees. There is a […]

October 14, 2020

The launch of a new syndicated blog: Beyond the Now

Learning, News

Beyond the Now, a new syndicated blog, launches its Season 1.

July 13, 2020

Across Borders – arts and pop culture commissions


Image: Rubble Theatre by Manaf Halbouni, Glasgow 2018 Counterpoints Arts is delighted to announce that we have been successful in our application to Comic Relief’s “Across Borders” programme. The […]

June 2, 2020

Imagine Anthology


On 15 June 2020, a digital collection of global voices will launch to coincide with Refugee Week in a powerful call to imagine a better world.

May 23, 2020

postcards in isolation: a different form of exile – week 1


Week 1 of our new ‘Postcards in isolation: A different for of exile’ with artists Bojana Janković, Zia Ahmed and Bern O’Donoghue.

May 6, 2020

Artists in Lockdown


We recently conducted an online survey with the aim of gathering some first-hand experiences from artists across the Counterpoints Arts’ network in the wake of Covid-19.

May 1, 2020

We say thank you to our SOAS placement colleagues


A quick reflection on working with four brilliant SOAS students as part of a placement partnership programme.

March 20, 2020

An Update from Counterpoints Arts


An update from the team on adjustments and changes in this period of COVID-19.

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