January 14, 2020

Li Dû Man Installation with Zehra Doğan: A Counterpoints Arts’ Learning Lab Roundtable

Events and Projects, Learning

Join us for a conversation with artist, Zehra Doğan, in relation to her installation and recent publication, Li Dû Man (Left Behind).

January 10, 2020

Theme of Refugee Week 2020: ‘Imagine’

Blog, 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


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 17, 2019

We are looking for a new operations manager!


Image: Rubble Theatre 2019, Manaf Halbouni, St Enoch Square, Glasgow, Scotland. Credit: Basharat Khan. Hours: 4 days a week Salary: £35,000 pro rata Location: Our Hoxton office (London) Deadline: […]

December 12, 2019

Counterpoints Arts awarded Paul Hamlyn Foundation Backbone funding


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 […]

October 3, 2019

Counterpoints Arts in the eyes of an International Clore Fellow


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


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 […]

July 2, 2019

Pop culture & young people

Platforma, Pop Culture

Pop Culture – Young People – Migration & Social Change CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS 21-22 October 2019, Gulbenkian, University of Kent, Canterbury A 2-day ‘retreat’ as part of Platforma 5 […]

July 1, 2019

No Direction Home – an incredible first year

Pop Culture

The first year of our No Direction Home stand-up comedy project, with Camden People’s Theatre, led by Tom Parry, climaxed with a brilliant gig at Southbank Centre during Refugee […]

June 19, 2019

The Art of Risk and Ruse: Rubble Theatre

Events and Projects

By Áine O’Brien There’s lightness to Manaf Halbouni’s work that belies a serious underside.  Halbouni’s playfulness draws you into critical questions about global displacement, the politics of belonging and […]

June 11, 2019

Am I My Brother’s Keeper? @ St Paul’s

Events and Projects

Written by Niki Barbery Bleyleben – a Bolivian-American philosopher, social scientist and mum of two… You can’t help it. An artist’s duty, as far as I’m concerned, is to reflect […]

June 6, 2019

The Seven Gates of Damascus


Maya Youssef moved to London under the Arts Council’s “exceptional talent” scheme and has since recorded an acclaimed album, “Syrian Dreams”, and toured the UK and Europe. The Seven […]

May 30, 2019

To (be able to) tell


By Zehra Doğan Kurdish artist and journalist Zehra Doğan was released from prison in Turkey in February. She was prosecuted and sentenced to nearly three years on charges that […]

May 20, 2019

Artists at Risk, Artists who Risk – Press Release


We are at Tate Exchange this week with Who Are We? Project – our partnership with The Open University. Read the latest PRESS RELEASE, detailing the ‘Artists at Risk, Artists […]

May 7, 2019

Sink Without Trace

Events and Projects

Exhibition on Migrant Deaths at Sea 13th June – 13th July 2019 P21 Gallery, 21- 27 Chalton Street, London, NW1 1JD Sink Without Trace presents works by 17 […]

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