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24th January 2018

In partnership with Leicester Print Workshop, ArtReach has an open artist call out running until 29 January for their Look Up. They are looking for artists to create a proposal on the theme of the refugee experience. They will then work in collaboration with the Leicester Print Workshop artists to create pieces that will be […]

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For one of their 2018 commissions People United are looking for a female artist to work with newly-arrived Syrian women and local women, all mothers who live in Ashford, Kent to produce an exhibition exploring the idea of ‘home’: what does the word ‘home’ mean to different people; what makes a place a ‘home’, is […]

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Fairbeats, based in London,  works with young refugees, asylum seekers and new migrants and their families through music. Their history of delivering music workshops goes back to 2009 and their output has steadily increased over the years.  They are looking for a new Chair to work closely with Fairbeats’ two Directors and board of trustees to drive […]

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  Monthly Exiled Lit Cafe: Monday 6th November 2017 at 7.30 pm Arts Across Borders On Stage. Poetry: Abol Froushan, Afsaneh Gitiforouz, Alev Adil and Alemu Tebeje. Theatre: Performance from ‘Evros: The Crossing River’ by Seemia Theatre plus discussion with the director and actors. Music: Song and accordion by Grace. Film: Clips from ‘Football Dream’ […]

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Call out for submission for an International Performance Lab with Dash Arts. Dash Arts have announced the launch of an International Performance Lab supporting UK-based migrant artists (the Migrant Artists Programme). In late November, Dash Arts will offer an artistic and professional development opportunity exploring performance in the unique Dash Arts style – across art- forms, […]

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30th June 2017

House of Illustration is planning an exhibition for 2018-9 that will show how illustration has been used to document the refugee crisis and share human stories. The exhibition is still in its early stages, but the aim is to humanise the refugee crisis and show the importance of illustrators in helping the public understand political […]

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Communication workshop with Anima Theatre Company, by Henry Anima. The Workshop As part of our current project, /The Sleeper/, we are looking to run two days of workshops for refugees on the theme of ‘Communication’. The workshop will be practical and explore how we speak without language. We have experienced workshop leaders and an Arabic […]

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Call to artists: A supported artist residency at St John the Baptist, Newcastle, with A+CE (Art and Christianity Enquiry) and Platforma Festival http://acetrust.org/files/ace/pdf/residence_calltoartists.pdf Overview A+CE and Platforma seek proposals from artists who would like to take up a supported four week residency based at St John the Baptist Church in Newcastle this summer. Programmed in […]

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Look Up is a high impact, outdoor gallery, produced by ArtReach as part of Journeys Festival International. Artworks are scaled up to large format and exhibited high up on the exteriors of buildings across the city. Journeys Festival International aims to celebrate and highlight the extraordinary and powerful artwork, music, creativity, culture and experiences that […]

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By Caroline Bourne. SharedCity is a new concept in London, a tour company with a twist, set up to truly celebrate the global diversity of London through cross cultural tours and experiences. SharedCity was borne out of a love for London and its cultural mix. It was dreamed up by three friends who come from […]

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By Ambrose Musiyiwa and Emma Lee. Journeys in Translation is looking for people to translate 13 poems from Over Land, Over Sea: Poems for those seeking refuge (Five Leaves Publications, 2015) from English into other languages. Anyone interested can join the Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/316952552020172/ or contact one of the organisers or download the 13 poems […]

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Casting Workshop – Call out for Performer/Deviser/ Puppeteers for The Interlude by Maison Foo Maison Foo are in the middle of making a new show…THE INTERLUDE….a show about a new place, a place that exists in between where you once belonged, a place faraway, a place unknowable. The interlude is a new devised piece of […]

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Call out for Performers/Collaborators SBC Theatre are Hannah Butterfield, Rosie MacPherson and John Tomlinson. They are the UK’s first Theatre Company of Sanctuary and are Associate Artists at Cast, Doncaster. They are looking for two performers and collaborators for a new, devised theatre work (Dis)Place, supported by Arts Council England. Currently in the research & […]

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Audition call out for Theatre-Rites Site-Specific Production Theatre-Rites is creating an exciting new site-specific production in Manchester for July 2017 and are currently looking to cast Manchester or London based performers to join an ensemble cast of 7. They are looking for: Dancers Physical theatre performers Performer musicians Puppeteer Performers You must be highly skilled in […]

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