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May 18, 2018

Join us!

Opportunities

  Counterpoints Arts is the leading national organisation in the field of arts, migration and social change.   We support and produce the arts by and about migrants and […]

April 10, 2018

Pop Culture and Social Justice

Pop Culture

Counterpoints Arts is in the process of piloting a newly funded cross-sector Pop Culture and Social Justice initiative. The aim of the initiative will be to leverage the reach […]

April 10, 2018

Multi-layered Identities and Movement: A Conversation with Yinka Shonibare MBE

Opinion

Wind Sculpture (SG) I stands 23 feet tall at the southeast entrance to New York’s Central Park. Created from fibreglass and painted in rich gold, turquoise and terracotta patterns […]

March 21, 2018

Job Opportunity – Pop Culture Creative Producer

Opportunities

Hours: 17.5 – 21 hours (2.5 – 3 days a week), Fixed-term 2 years Salary: £ 35 000 (pro rata) Deadline: Monday 9th April Counterpoints Arts is a leading […]

September 22, 2017

PSYCHEdelight are the new Counterpoints Arts artists in residence

Events and Projects

We’re delighted to announce that theatre company PSYCHEdelight are the new Counterpoints Arts artists in residence. Founded and directed by Sophie Besse, PSYCHEdelight created the play Borderline in 2016 […]

September 21, 2017

Chrissie Tiller’s Power Up for Creative People and Places

Learning

Chrissie Tiller is a writer, teacher and advisor on participatory and socially engaged art practice. In this evaluation piece Chrissie reflects on observations, conversations and practices within ACE’s  Creative People […]

July 19, 2017

The Caged Bird’s Song: A Tangible Beauty

Opinion, Refugee Week

Guest post by Eliana Reeves (intern at Counterpoints Arts), written in response to “The Caged Bird’s Song” by Chris Ofili. We only know as much as our eyes allow us […]

July 11, 2017

The Architect: Rebuilding a Dying City

Opinion, Refugee Week

Guest post by Eliana Reeves (intern at Counterpoints Arts), written post Refugee Week. The young boy stands among the ruins of his school with his camera phone. Another child […]

July 11, 2017

Queens of Syria: The Royalty of Bravery

Opinion, Refugee Week

Guest post by Eliana Reeves (intern at Counterpoints Arts), written post Refugee Week. “Oh, my sorrows! I am so unhappy… I shall leave as my city turns to dust.” […]

June 28, 2017

The Good Postman at the BFI

Events and Projects, Refugee Week

It’s interesting to reflect that when the BFI first started doing a Refugee Week programme, more than 10 years ago, there were not all that many films being made […]

June 20, 2017

The Art and Politics of Simplicity: ‘Refugees Welcome’ in York

Events and Projects, Refugee Week

Image: Nelli Stavropoulou By Áine O’Brien Counterpoints Arts was in York last Saturday (17 June) participating in the York Festival of Ideas, working at the University of York on an […]

June 19, 2017

Different Past, Shared Futures: Refugee Week at The British Museum

Events and Projects, Refugee Week

Join us for a rich range of happenings and activities taking place at The British Museum – from music performances, to visual installations, youth workshops and much more. Prompted […]

June 17, 2017

Am I my Brother’s Keeper? Kate Daudy reflects on her new work

Opinion

British artist Kate Daudy reflects on her new work, which transforms a family tent from a refugee camp in Jordan into a participatory art installation. The project that came […]

June 13, 2017

Our Table: The Art of Food, Migration and Social Justice

Events and Projects

Counterpoints Arts went to Cork, Ireland to moderate a public conversation about Our Table, a project focusing on the political power of food to make social change. Our Table is […]

June 7, 2017

Learning Lab: Support Group network-SGN & Re:Act, Valand Academy, Kultur i Väst, Outgrain, and Counterpoints Arts, London

Learning

Counterpoints Arts’ Learning Lab travelled to Sweden for two days 30-31st May, to explore the self-organising cooperative methodologies developed and enacted by Support Group Network- SGN and Re:Act project […]

June 5, 2017

Join Counterpoints Arts for Refugee Week 2017

Opportunities

We are delighted to share our programme of events for Refugee Week 2017. From virtual reality to interactive installations; Iranian hip-hop to the launch of the London Syrian ensemble, we […]

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