Join us at the Huguenot Museum for a networking event leading up to Platforma 5, the fifth Platforma Festival, taking place across Kent and Medway in October 2019.
Folkestone Quarterhouse, Mill Bay Folkestone Kent CT20 1BN 11.00-13.00 Free Join us at The Quarterhouse in Folkestone for a networking event leading up to Platforma 5, the fifth Platforma Festival, taking place across Kent and Medway in October 2019. The event is open to all and will feature updates on plans so far for performances, exhibitions, […]
Working across Europe, Juan delGado has focused his recent practice on gathering and presenting stories from newly-arrived communities. For Common Ground, he has curated a short artist moving image programme by and about refugees and migrants. From the every day to the cataclysmic, the films and animations are tender, funny and heart rending.
Children from three east end primary schools in Newcastle have been hard at work in their schools, singing, dancing and rehearsing to put together a performance of a brand new musical ‘As Free As a Bird!’ for the start of the Platforma festival.
The past few years have seen an unprecedented rise in war and natural disaster accompanied buy a worldwide surge in far right politics. This has resulted in an estimated 21 million forced migrants worldwide. How can we respond to this as artists and scholars? This session aims to highlight the links between displacement and art and discuss the challenges of creating work about an on-going crisis.
From Syria to Gateshead is an artistic and musical exploration of belonging among refugee-background Syrian young people living in Gateshead. It emerges out of a participatory arts-based study of belonging among young forced migrants living in regional cities in Australia and the United Kingdom.
Connecting Communities is part of the 4th national Platforma Festival for the arts which is by, about and for refugees and migrants. Join us for a day of free performances and conversations about how the arts can bring people together around issues relating to refugees and migration.
Join us in Newcastle for the Platforma Conference as part of the 4th biennial Platforma Festival to share practice, ideas and inspiration with artists and organisations from across the North East, the UK and internationally.
A half-day working conference for organisations who support asylum seekers, refugees and migrant artists or have an interest in supporting their development.
Platforma Festival – Booking is now open for the third Platforma Conference on arts and refugees taking place from 5-6 November 2015 in Leicester, and our first ever Platforma International on 4 November.