February 14, 2017

Who Are We? At Tate Exchange, 14 -19 March

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A week of participatory installations, conversations, and learning labs Behjat Omer Abdulla working on the ‘From a Distance Series’ with our friends at Valand Academy, Sweden (Photo: Andreas Engman) […]

December 7, 2016

Counterpoints Arts Co-Director Almir Koldzic selected for the 2017 Clore Fellowship

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We are absolutely delighted to share that our co-director Almir Koldzic has been selected for the 2017 Clore Fellowship. The Clore Fellowship is a leadership development programme for 24 […]

December 7, 2016

Announcing: Who are We? A Tate Exchange project

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  In a moment of global movement, connection and dis-connection of people across national borders, we ask who are ‘we’? Who gets to decide? We are excited to announce: Who […]

October 31, 2016

It takes a story to make change: ‘I, Daniel Blake’

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  Image: I, Daniel Blake (Director, Ken Loach, 2016) By Áine O’Brien It’s been 50 years since Ken Loach’s television play Cathy Come Home was first broadcast. It generated huge […]

October 21, 2016

Walking, Talking, Making and Acting: Arts and Social Change Retreat

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A diverse mix of delegates gathered in Dartington Hall in Devon (5-7 October) for an inaugural ‘Arts and Social Change’ Retreat, with a focus on Migration. This was Counterpoints […]

July 27, 2016

breach by Olumide Popoola and Annie Holmes – blog tour

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This is breach by Olumide Popoola and Annie Holmes, commissioned and published by Peirene Press for Peirene Now! series. Published on 1st August, with 50p of every sale donated […]

July 11, 2016

This was Refugee Week 2016!

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As well as co-ordinating Refugee Week around the country (this year there were more than 600 events) here at Counterpoints Arts we also produced our own events at Southbank […]

July 7, 2016

Interview with Almir Koldzic for Perfoming Borders

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June 14, 2016 Almir Koldzic | June 2016 Alessandra Cianetti: Almir, your are the Co-Founder and Co-Director of Counterpoints Arts and your work has been focusing on ‘developing creative […]

June 30, 2016

Everyday on Canalside Summer Party

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We very much look forward to celebrating the end of the second year of our partnership with the Canalside Residents’ Association. The celebration is in form of a community […]

June 17, 2016

It is our love for one another as human beings that makes Britain great, not a small-minded superiority that blames migrants for our problems

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By Alice Sachrajda – a freelance creative researcher and storyteller and a trustee of Counterpoints Arts.   The senseless killing of Jo Cox MP is painful to bear today. […]

June 13, 2016

Moving Stories: Refugee Week Friday Late at the British Museum

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Our full programme for this very special Refugee Week event has now been published. Moving Stories Friday Late at the British Museum    

June 3, 2016

Stunning New T-Shirt Prints by Marios Schwab and Studio Moross

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It’s been our huge privilege to have one of London’s most exciting fashion designers, Marios Schwab and the award-winning Studio Moross working with us on creating a unique, small […]

June 3, 2016

Our Summer 2016 programme

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We celebrate Refugee Week 2016 with a programme of film screenings, music gigs, performances, readings, installations and workshops – all happening across a range of top venues in London. […]

June 3, 2016

Our Dublin Migration Lab: Art / Human Rights / Refugees

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      Learning Lab is travelling to Dublin this June, 14th to 15th, presenting a very special Lab edition – Art / Human Rights / Refugees – in partnership […]

March 9, 2016

Swedish Minister visits Counterpoints Arts

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On 8th March we were delighted to host a visit by Alice Bah Kuhnke, the Swedish government minister for Culture and Democracy. The Minister explained something of the situation […]

January 8, 2016

Platforma Festival 2015, Leicester

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We were delighted to welcome a team from BBC Arts to our Platforma Festival in Leicester in November. Overall we helped them make four films, including one about the […]

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