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March 8, 2019

I cannot stay indifferent to injustice – Alketa Xhafa Mripa

News

This beautiful short film, produced by Al Jazeera English for International Women’s Day 2019, profiles Alketa’s work and activism, highlighting her efforts to change attitudes towards refugees, migration and […]

February 8, 2019

Announcing our Refugee Week Leadership Project

Blog, Refugee Week

Over the past few years we have been asking what more we can do to ensure that people with lived experience of displacement are at the heart and forefront of […]

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 22, 2019

Digital Commission for Refugee Week

Opportunities

The theme of this year’s Refugee Week, ‘You, me and those who came before’, is an invitation to to discover the experiences of displacement that are found in our […]

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 […]

December 10, 2018

Could you be our new Office Coordinator?

Opportunities

  Hours: 21 (3 days a week including Monday) Salary: £26,000 pro rata Location: London   Counterpoints Arts is hiring a part-time Office Coordinator to organise and coordinate administration […]

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 […]

November 16, 2018

Explore and Test: Evaluation and Critical Conversation

Learning

We want to share with you a ‘project evaluation’, which we commissioned our critical friend, Chrissie Tiller, to do in relation to our recent Explore and Test programme in […]

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, […]

September 27, 2018

Tide Whisperer

Opinion

By Almir Koldzic and Tom Green Reflections on a production by National Theatre of Wales (NTW), September 2018 On a warm evening in Tenby, on the Pembrokeshire coast, listening […]

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