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 […]

December 1, 2021

We are looking for a Junior Graphic Designer and a Production Assistant!


Are you based in London or surrounding areas, aged 16-24 and on Universal Credit? As part of the government’s Kickstart Scheme, Counterpoints Arts is looking to hire two new roles.

November 28, 2021

A Turner Prize turning point


The Turner Prize shortlist presents a significant challenge to mainstram gallery curation.

November 16, 2021

Theme of Refugee Week 2022: Healing

Refugee Week

This Refugee Week, we’re inviting you to explore the theme of ‘Healing’. Through creativity and conversations, Refugee Week 2022 will be a celebration of community, mutual care, and the […]

November 5, 2021

Salon: Bringing Lived Experience into Tv & Film

Blog, Events and Projects

“Drama impacts us on an emotional level. It enables us to walk in the shoes of another person and understand their reality in a way factual programmes do not” […]

October 12, 2021

We Apologize – Public Art Installation by Adrian Paci

Events and Projects

From 20th October to 12th November 2021, Victoria Square, Athens will host “We Apologize” – a new, in situ art installation by visual artist Adrian Paci. The work is […]

October 5, 2021

Suitcases: Telling Textile Travels

Events and Projects, Platforma

For our Platforma 6 programme we are delighted to have commissioned Conflict Textiles to produce a new online exhibition, Suitcases: Telling Textile Travels. We also commissioned them to produce […]

October 4, 2021

But Is It Funny?

Pop Culture

New weekly podcast puts comedy criticism in the spotlight. But Is It Funny? features Guardian comedy critic Brian Logan, writer and comedian Suchandrika Chakrabarti, and writer Jamal Khadar. Each […]

September 30, 2021

Bringing ArtBank to Clapham Park

Blog, Events and Projects

Blog looking at Clapham Park ArtBank, an opportunity for artists and audiences to reconnect in an immersive, creative exchange.

September 23, 2021



We are delighted to announce the publication of the programme for the 2021 Autumn School on Cultural Diversity and Collaborative Practice. Now in its fourth year, the 2021 School […]

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 […]

August 25, 2021

100 Agents of Change

Blog, Opportunities

Counterpoints Arts is one of the partner organisations supporting 100 Agents of Change, an exciting new project led by In Place of War that connects some of the most […]

August 10, 2021

Across Borders: Body & Self


We are inviting artists to submit existing work to be presented at coculture in Berlin 1-5 September 2021 that explores “Body & Self” in the context of migration and displacement.

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.

June 8, 2021

Refugee Week 2021 at V&A

Events and Projects

Blog marking the fourth year of Refugee Week Counterpoints’ collaboration with V&A.

June 3, 2021

Learning Lab: Collaborative Arts, Diversity and Social Justice – a New Publication


Publication of ‘Learning Lab: Collaborative Arts, Diversity and Social Justice’, in partnership with CREATE (Ireland)

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