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 […]

July 1, 2014

National Portfolio Funding

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Counterpoints Arts has been selected as one of 47 new organisations across England to receive National Portfolio Funding from Arts Council England. This is a huge deal and a […]

June 30, 2014

Award from the Foundation for Sports and the Arts

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How often does this happen? The Foundation For Sports and the Arts, which recently closed down, decided that one of their last parting shots would be to award Counterpoints […]

May 20, 2014

Everyday on Canalside

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We’re pleased to launch Everyday on Canalside located on Canalside Estates – a participatory arts and design project funded by the Migration Foundation, Metropolitan Housing Trust. The project is […]

May 20, 2014

Refugee Week 2014: Our Shared Future

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Between 16th and 22nd June thousands of activities will take place internationally to celebrate the positive contributions of refugees and promote a greater culture of welcome. Here in the […]

May 9, 2014

Celebrating Sanctuary London

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We are pleased to announce the programme for the latest edition of our Celebrating Sanctuary London Festival (CSL), kicking off Refugee Week 2014 with exciting new musical collaborations, performance […]

May 7, 2014

Faction Films win Google Digital Media Award

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We were delighted when we heard that Faction Film’s Invisible Picture Show had been nominated for the Google Digital Media Award at this year’s One World Media Awards, we’re […]

May 1, 2014

Faction Films’ ‘Invisible Picture Show’

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Delighted to hear that Faction Films’ Invisible Picture Show about children in immigration detention centres, has been nominated for the Google Digital Media Award at this year’s One World […]

April 30, 2014

Learning Lab: Digging up the Arts Garden

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Here’s a link to a short film and publication on our Learning Lab Editions website – DIGGING UP THE ARTS GARDEN, featuring Hassan Mahamdallie (former Senior Strategy Officer at […]

March 28, 2014

Platforma Festival 2013

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For those who’ve not yet seen it, here are the video highlights from the Platforma Festival of arts and refugees in Manchester at the end of last year. The […]

January 23, 2014

(Better) Believe It: Big Journeys, Untold Stories

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  We are pleased to announce the launch of an exciting digital archive project (Better) Believe It: Big Journeys, Untold Stories that will see Counterpoints Arts collaborating with filmmaker, […]

October 7, 2013

Dynamics of screen storytelling

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Isaacs has an astounding gift for getting people to open up to him and he uses film the way a very skilled artist uses paint. The result is beautiful, […]

October 1, 2013

Girl Rising

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We recently had the opportunity to see ‘Girl Rising’ and meet the Executive Producer, Kayce Freed Jennings. It’s an extraordinary film that uses a whole range of storytelling tactics […]

October 1, 2013

‘Using Film to Reach Beyond the Choir’

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By Áine O’Brien ‘Using Film to Reach Beyond the Choir’ – an interesting interview with Ellen Schneider, Director of AV Story Lab at Active Voice, San Francisco. Here Ellen […]

October 1, 2013

A One Stop Doc Workshop – Hamedullah: The Road Home

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Storytelling potential of creative documentary – Hamedullah: The Road Home -‘One Stop Doc’ Workshop One Stop Doc @ Counterpoints Arts is running a workshop at the forthcoming Platforma Conference […]

September 4, 2013

World City: Insights on Migration in London

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Barbican in association with Moving Worlds at Counterpoints Arts presents World City: Insights on Migration in London A Film programme and ScreenTalk Join us on September 26th for a […]

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