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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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13th March 2017

By Pablo Dilet. “Welcome”, simple and intense at the same time, is the word I used to start an artistic project about migration. Living in Sicily, this is one of the central themes because we are like a pot where all cultures, coming in particular from Africa by Mediterranean Sea, meet their difference for the […]

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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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Founded by Gudrun Filipska in 2017, The Arts Territory Exchange is a correspondence program which pairs up artists across the world and opens up a space within which to generate new ideas around our personal territories and topographies, through a simple postal exchange. The Arts Territory Exchange was set up in response to a number […]

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1st March 2017

Thanks to everyone who presented and participated in the dance/movement, refugees and migration event on 28 February. And many thanks to Greenwich Dance for hosting. We’ve set up a special mailing list so that we can stay in touch. If you weren’t there but would like to be added to the list, email tom@counterpointsarts.org.uk It […]

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Sarah Robinson from Art Refuge UK explains why they are working with Creative Youth Network to launch a brand new pilot project for young refugees in Bristol. In the past five years, 527 refugee children were seen by specialist health professionals for their first medical and wellbeing assessment at The Haven, a ‘first stop’ clinic for […]

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17th February 2017

By Eithne Nightingale. The website www.childmigrantstories.com explores the lives of 35 children who have migrated to East London under the age of 18 from 1930 to the present day. Four short films based on these stories are accessible on the website, on YouTube and have been screened alongside talks and performances by former child migrants […]

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16th February 2017

Rafiki Jazz, world music’s ‘global utopians’, play their music in a space at the intersection of world heritages & faiths, technologies and traditions, and go into 2016 with their ambitious new Trance-iT project featuring a live performance set, CD album & video release celebrating ritual, trance & dance through interfaith and devotional music in secular […]

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2nd February 2017

An exhibition ANON by Paul Hill and Maria Falconer is available for suitable venues The more people there are, the more invisible they become. Imagine a million people all travelling en masse, they have the kind of anonymity that is only possible in large numbers. Trapped in a system designed to manage large numbers of […]

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17th January 2017

By Stephanie Gervais. I am an artist with a proposal for an exhibition during Refugee Week 2017 in association with the Manchester-based Syrian advocacy organization Rethink Rebuild Society. Below I outline the projects and the different exhibition format they could take. I am looking for an appropriate space to exhibit this work in whole or […]

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12th January 2017

Ricky Romain, Cedoux Kadima and Robert Golden introduce their new project. EXILE is a project that will rely upon metaphor and mood ​to transport the audience to a domain in which our shared humanity becomes paramount, where all the worst may be contemplated and all the best may be embraced. It touches upon lost dreams […]

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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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13th December 2016

By Monika Dorniak Collective Synchronisation: An open invitation to a workshop on biological rhythms 15.01.2017 / Sunday / 11-6pm / Tate Modern, London / Free Teacher: Monika Dorniak, MA Art & Science, Central Saint Martins, mo710y@gmail.com More Information: http://www.tate.org.uk/whats-on/tate-modern/workshop/tate- exchange/art-school Whether we perceive them consciously, or let them run, rhythms are essential parts of our […]

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13th December 2016

We’re delighted to be supporting this great new track and video from the brilliant Op Sa! Balkan Band with Azza (who has been part of the Platforma Network in the South East). You can buy the track here, with all proceeds to the Hummingbird Project Embrace – Op Sa! Balkan Band + Azza Written by […]

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