December 11, 2020

Our Story and Vision: Counterpoints Arts Evaluation


We are so pleased to share ‘Our Story and Vision’; a new narrative-based report written by our critical friend, Chrissie Tiller.

December 10, 2020

Gresham Neighbourhood Plan


Isabel Lima, Season 1, Beyond and Now Gresham’s Wooden Horse(2017) was a project initiated by artist, Isabel Lima, bringing together disparate communities living in Gresham, Middlesbrough (UK). Many of […]

December 10, 2020



Neema Iyer, Season 1, Beyond and Now The coronavirus pandemic has created uncertainties across communities and presents us with questions of new ways of being and doing. Coupled with […]

December 10, 2020

Knowledge Kitchen


Patricia Kovic and Blanka Deroko, Season 1, Beyond and Now A New Model for Art and Design Education And Self-Organization of Syncretic Practice A New Paradigm of Teaching, Grounded in […]

December 3, 2020

Theme of Refugee Week 2021: We Cannot Walk Alone

News, Refugee Week

We’re delighted to share the theme for Refugee Week 2021, the national festival coordinated by Counterpoints Arts that celebrates the contributions, creativity and resilience of refugees. There is a […]

November 24, 2020

Open call: To love, care, breathe … as acts of justice


See our new ‘open call’ for commissions.

November 15, 2020



Be Steadwell, Season 1, Beyond and Now Navigating the uncertainties of the present requires gratitude. I’ve spent most of my time mining for silver. The simple gifts I can […]

November 15, 2020

Social Distance Inc.


Elliot Perkins, Season 1, Beyond and Now It’s late August 2020 and it seems the country is in convulsions as we prepare once again for the annual mass ritual […]

November 15, 2020

One mask at a time


Dr. Natalia Eernstman, Season 1, Beyond the Now It must have been mid-February when a colleague caught me on the stairs –he rushing up, me dashing down, a lightning […]

November 6, 2020

Refugee Week 2020: Overview and Highlights

Refugee Week

Onjali Q Raúf © Pål Hansen, Refugee Week 2020 Bringing people together from across the UK and the world, Refugee Week 2020 was a festival ‘re-imagined’. Refugee Week is […]

October 15, 2020



Image credit: the Artist, Dakar, 2002 Ashish Ghadiali, Season 1, Beyond the Now There was a moment of great uncertainty in my life, when geopolitical upheavals seemed to disrupt […]

October 15, 2020

How we have been preparing for the not-yet


In her Beyond the Now Season 1 blog Jeanne van Heeswijk balances ‘between individual desires, collective imagining and deep collaboration in the places that we live in.’

October 14, 2020

Artists’ Responses to Covid-19

Learning, Opinion

Artist, activist and writer Gregory Sholette discusses recent social practice art in the context of the pandemic.

October 14, 2020

RE:seeding, in correspondence by Jade Montserrat: An interview with Helen Moore

Events and Projects

An interview with Helen Moore, the East Arts’ engagement and project manager about working on RE: seeding, in correspondence by artist Jade Montserrat

October 14, 2020

The launch of a new syndicated blog: Beyond the Now

Learning, News

Beyond the Now, a new syndicated blog, launches its Season 1.

July 13, 2020

Across Borders – arts and pop culture commissions


Image: Rubble Theatre by Manaf Halbouni, Glasgow 2018 Counterpoints Arts is delighted to announce that we have been successful in our application to Comic Relief’s “Across Borders” programme. The […]

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