January 9, 2019

Borderline: Welcome to the UK

Events and Projects

Tom Green reflects on the work of our artists in residence 2017-18 and looks forward to their upcoming show. There’s a fantastic Facebook post by the director Sophie Besse, […]

December 20, 2018

Looking back, looking forwards

Blog, Events and Projects, Opinion

As 2018 draws to a close, Counterpoints Arts Co-directors Áine O’Brien and Almir Koldzic reflect on the year that’s passed, and what’s to come: We send you this end-of-year greeting […]

December 10, 2018

Could you be our new Office Coordinator?


  Hours: 21 (3 days a week including Monday) Salary: £26,000 pro rata Location: London   Counterpoints Arts is hiring a part-time Office Coordinator to organise and coordinate administration […]

November 20, 2018

London Migration Film Festival

Events and Projects

By Laura Stahnke, London Migration Film Festival Little more than two years ago LilyParrott, and I went to a public meeting at Deptford Cinema to find out how new volunteers […]

November 16, 2018

Explore and Test: Evaluation and Critical Conversation


We want to share with you a ‘project evaluation’, which we commissioned our critical friend, Chrissie Tiller, to do in relation to our recent Explore and Test programme in […]

October 22, 2018

In Tweets: Pop Culture and Social Change Retreat 2018

Events and Projects, Pop Culture

Pop Culture and Social Change: Counterpoints Arts Retreat 2018

October 3, 2018

Tania Bruguera at the Tate

Events and Projects

Counterpoints Arts has been working with artist Tania Bruguera, Tate Modern and Tate Neighbours since the start of the summer on Tania’s Turbine Hall commission, which opens this week, […]

September 27, 2018

Tide Whisperer


By Almir Koldzic and Tom Green Reflections on a production by National Theatre of Wales (NTW), September 2018 On a warm evening in Tenby, on the Pembrokeshire coast, listening […]

August 21, 2018

Ten-day Artist Residency Opportunity at Dartington Arts


    Dates: 9th to 19th October 2018 Fee: £1500 Deadline: Monday 17th September at 12 noon     Counterpoints Arts and Dartington Arts invite applications for a residency […]

June 20, 2018

Stimela! 20 years of Refugee Week compilation album

Events and Projects

It’s out! Our gift to all celebrating and marking the 20th anniversary of Refugee Week – a fantastic compilation of music donated to us by some of the most […]

June 15, 2018

Escape from Yarl’s Wood

Events and Projects

Ahead of the concert at KOKO London, Lowkey and his collaborators Mohammed Yahya and EbsilJaz recorded a track with lyrics reflecting a story based on the real experiences of detainees […]

June 7, 2018

Refugee Week at 20

Refugee Week

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Refugee Week, co-ordinated by Counterpoints Arts with a range of national partners. It’s the biggest national festival celebrating the contributions, resilience and creativity of […]

May 22, 2018

Who Are We? by Selina Nwulu

Events and Projects

  A piece commissioned by Who Are We? project, an initiative between Counterpoints Arts and The Open University in association with Stance Podcast and the University of York Migration Network. This […]

May 18, 2018

Join us!


  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


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 […]

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