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February 9, 2016

Refugee Week Conference 2016

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This now sold out conference will bring together people to speak, network and take part in workshops at the Amnesty International UK Human Rights Action Centre

February 9, 2016

Adopting Britain – 70 Years of Migration

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A look back at the much loved and interactive exhibition about immigration as part of Changing Britain Festival at the Southbank Centre

January 8, 2016

Platforma Festival 2015, Leicester

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We were delighted to welcome a team from BBC Arts to our Platforma Festival in Leicester in November. Overall we helped them make four films, including one about the […]

January 8, 2016

dis/placed

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In June 2015, we organised a week-long programme of events in response to global demographic shifts and unprecedented levels of human displacement. The programme featured over 40 artists working […]

September 22, 2015

‘Life Seekers’ by Jillian Edelstein

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This group of refugees arrived on Lesvos by dinghy. The group are gathering up their belongings, amazed that they’ve arrived and finally are at the ‘gateway’ to Europe. There is […]

June 12, 2015

‘Nowhere is Home’ by Manaf Halbouni, 2015

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A car loaded with personal possessions is turned into a living space – an impossible home for a “modern nomad unable to belong and grow roots”. This personal yet […]

March 20, 2015

Adopting Britain

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Adopting Britain: 70 Years of Migration – presented by the Southbank Centre in partnership with Counterpoints Arts (17 April – 6 September 2015) Adopting Britain: 70 Years of Migration […]

February 27, 2015

Moving Lives – a pioneering iPortrait

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Counterpoints Arts launched Moving Lives this week in Dublin. Moving Lives is an online case study of the independent law centre, the Immigrant Council of Ireland – located in Dublin and working […]

February 27, 2015

The ‘Everyday on Canalside’ project website goes live

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We launched our Everyday on Canalside project website last weekend giving you a sense of what we’ve been producing on Canalside over the past year, together with the different […]

February 16, 2015

Call for Artists

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Counterpoints Arts invites artists working in visual arts, live art, film, design and architecture to submit work for a one week multi-media exhibition titled dis/placed, running at The Ditch, […]

February 9, 2015

2015 Programme

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We are living in the midst of huge demographic shifts and unprecedented levels of human displacement. More than ever before, we need bold and imaginative interventions to help us […]

December 19, 2014

Launch of our 2015 programme

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26 January 2015 Hoxton Gallery, 9 Kingsland Road, London E2 6.30pm-8.30pm Please join us for the launch of our 2015 programme and to reflect on the work that Counterpoints Arts […]

December 11, 2014

Learning Lab – Refugee Camps and Urban Settlements: The Role and Impact of the Arts

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What is the place of culture and the arts in the refugee experience when identities and basic human needs are stripped away?

December 9, 2014

Counterpoints Arts is recruiting candidates for its Board of Trustees

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Counterpoints Arts is a creative arts and cultural organisation exploring refugee and migrant experiences. Our mission is to support, produce and promote the arts by & about migrants and […]

July 7, 2014

LIVING ARCHIVES, CREATIVE STORYTELLING AND SOCIAL JUSTICE

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COUNTERPOINTS ARTS PLAYS LEADING ROLE IN DEVELOPING AND BUILDING NEWLY LAUNCHED WEBSITE – BIG JOURNEYS UNTOLD STORIES ‘Separated youth’, ‘unaccompanied minors’, ‘unaccompanied alien children’, ‘unaccompanied migrant children’ – frequently […]

July 4, 2014

Photobooth on Canalside

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June 7th saw residents of Canalside Estates in Hackney being photographed by photographer Marcia Chandra, and interviewed by Dijana Rakovic and Áine O’Brien (Counterpoints Arts), and Justin O’Shaughnessy (Shoreditch […]

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