June 30, 2016

Everyday on Canalside Summer Party

Blog, Single Vertical

We very much look forward to celebrating the end of the second year of our partnership with the Canalside Residents’ Association. The celebration is in form of a community […]

June 17, 2016

It is our love for one another as human beings that makes Britain great, not a small-minded superiority that blames migrants for our problems

Blog, Single Vertical

By Alice Sachrajda – a freelance creative researcher and storyteller and a trustee of Counterpoints Arts.   The senseless killing of Jo Cox MP is painful to bear today. […]

June 13, 2016

Moving Stories: Refugee Week Friday Late at the British Museum

Blog, Single Vertical

Our full programme for this very special Refugee Week event has now been published. Moving Stories Friday Late at the British Museum    

June 10, 2016

Robert De Niro & JR’s “Ellis”: an ‘Immigration Roadmap’


June 3, 2016

Stunning New T-Shirt Prints by Marios Schwab and Studio Moross

Blog, Single Vertical

It’s been our huge privilege to have one of London’s most exciting fashion designers, Marios Schwab and the award-winning Studio Moross working with us on creating a unique, small […]

June 3, 2016

Our Summer 2016 programme

Blog, Single Vertical

We celebrate Refugee Week 2016 with a programme of film screenings, music gigs, performances, readings, installations and workshops – all happening across a range of top venues in London. […]

June 3, 2016

Our Dublin Migration Lab: Art / Human Rights / Refugees

Blog, Single Vertical

      Learning Lab is travelling to Dublin this June, 14th to 15th, presenting a very special Lab edition – Art / Human Rights / Refugees – in partnership […]

April 21, 2016

Behjat Omer Abdulla: identity and belonging


April 6, 2016

Global Justice Now proclaim #RefugeesWelcome on the Cliffs of Dover


Working with guerrilla projectionists Feral X, Global Justice Now projected 5m high letters proclaiming #RefugeesWelcome on the iconic Cliffs of Dover – the first visual point of contact many refugees arriving in the UK will meet. Given the theme of #Refugeeweek, it seemed like a great idea to replicate across the country!

April 4, 2016

Beyond Borders – April 2016


Counterpoints Arts in collaboration with Young Vic Taking Part held a conference to share and discuss the role of arts in responding to the refugee crisis. An inspiring evening […]

March 16, 2016


Grayson Perry and Ken Loach join artists, refugees and schoolchildren in creating postcards to aid the refugee crisis

March 9, 2016

Swedish Minister visits Counterpoints Arts

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On 8th March we were delighted to host a visit by Alice Bah Kuhnke, the Swedish government minister for Culture and Democracy. The Minister explained something of the situation […]

March 7, 2016

Migration Lab comes to the Design Museum


March 2, 2016

Bodging in the Migration Lab


As part of the Migration Lab at the Design Museum, Scottish-Indian artist, Jasleen Kaur, took us through a bodging workshop exploring the meanings behind the repurposing of objects and […]

February 9, 2016

Unexpected: Continuing Narratives on Identity and Migration


Wednesday 17th February will see the Unexpected exhibition open at the Ben Uri Gallery in collaboration with Counterpoints Arts, featuring work by emigre artists such as Frank Auerbach, Eva Frankfurther and Chaïm Soutine as well as invited contemporary artists Tam Joseph and Eugene Palmer, sculptor JoyceKalema, textile artist Salah ud Din, and film-maker Edwin Mingar

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