Blog

June 2, 2020

Imagine Anthology

News

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

News

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

News

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

News

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

News

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

February 28, 2020

Round Up of Refugee Week Conferences 2020

Events and Projects

What did we learn at the national Refugee Week Conferences in London and Bristol this February? Here’s a (non-exhaustive!) round up of the conversations we had. We hope you’ll join us to celebrate Refugee Week 2020, 15-21 June

February 3, 2020

Music for Social Change – Kent Youth Music Project

Events and Projects

We are delighted to share the music created in our recent collaboration project with two Kent partners, Music for Change and Pie Factory Music, along with artists Mohammed Yahya and Oliver Seager.

January 30, 2020

Introducing the Refugee Week 2020 Leaders

News

We’re delighted to introduce our Refugee Week 2020 leadership group: five young emerging leaders from refugee backgrounds who are doing exciting work in advocacy or arts and social change.

January 29, 2020

Every act of oppression creates its own resistance

Blog

A blog by Jo Glanville, written following the Li Dû Man Learning Lab at Tate Exchange.

January 10, 2020

Theme of Refugee Week 2020: ‘Imagine’

News, Refugee Week

Announcing the theme for Refugee Week (15 – 21 June 2020).

December 18, 2019

Li Dû Man publication

Events and Projects, Learning

As part of the Li Dû Man commission we are pleased to present a publication produced by  Zehra Doğan and Ege Dundar with the editorial support of writer, Jo Glanville.  See […]

December 18, 2019

End-of-year greetings

Opinion

Community Meal, Custom Folkestone, for Platforma 5   Between Brexit, ballot boxes and contested borders, 2019 has been quite a year! But before we usher in the New Year, […]

December 12, 2019

Counterpoints Arts awarded Paul Hamlyn Foundation Backbone funding

Blog

We’re thrilled to be one of six organisations awarded grants by Paul Hamlyn Foundation’s Backbone Fund. Totalling £1.2 million, the Backbone fund is awarded to organisations Paul Hamlyn Foundation […]

December 8, 2019

Speaking truth to power podcast

Blog

Earlier this year we partnered with Plymouth School of Art to hold a conversation with a group of artists, all of whom use the power of words and the […]

October 3, 2019

Counterpoints Arts in the eyes of an International Clore Fellow

Learning

Image: Sofia (left) & Irene at the V&A Launch of Refugee Week @Marcia Chandra 2019   Written by Sofía Márquez Moreno This summer I finished a secondment at Counterpoints Arts […]

September 12, 2019

Field Notes: The Inaugural Summer School on Cultural Diversity and Collaborative Practice

Learning

Field Notes: The Inaugural Summer School on Cultural Diversity and Collaborative Practice documents the first such Summer School in 2018, an initiative of the Arts Council. The Summer School […]

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