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Are you an amateur crafts person; a ceramicist, woodworker, metalworker, weaver, artist or a sewer? Do you want to be immersed in the world of arts and crafts? Would you like to use traditional methods to restore an arts and crafts house? If so this opportunity is for you! Lion Television Scotland is looking for […]

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From Journeys Festival International Call out: Artists and Workshop leaders engaging with issues of Asylum and Refuge Journeys Festival International celebrates the creative talents of exceptional refugee and asylum seeker artists, sharing the refugee experience through great art and culture. For more information go to www.journeysfestival.com We are looking for artists from a refugee or asylum seeker […]

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Women only dance workshops – call for participants, London The workshops will be led by members of Hawiyya Dance Co. and are open to all women in support of refugee women. Food and travel costs will be covered for refugee women. Please get in touch to register as places are limited. The workshops will take […]

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9th May 2018

An interview with Tessa Bide about her new one-woman show ahead of its UK tour How did you come to start making A Strange New Space? I got the idea for the show when I saw the horrific scenes of the refugee crisis in our media in Autumn 2015. I wanted to use my skills […]

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3rd May 2018

Isobel Cortese presents her new work, available for exhibition during Refugee Week As an artist I am fascinated by the way life in miniature evokes feelings of wonder and enchantment, I like to create scenes replicating daily life but with a dark twist. I love working on such a tiny scale because I think small […]

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30th April 2018

Introducing a new exhibition at York Art Gallery (4 May – 2 September 2018) Eleven international artists including Nidhal Chamekh (Tunisia/France), Taus Makhacheva (Dagestan/Russia), Shahram Entekhabi (Iran/Germany), Brian Maguire (Ireland), Mohammed Sami (Iraq/UK), Vanessa Vozzo (Italy), Vladimir Miladinović (Serbia), Halil Altindere (Turkey), Varvara Shavrova (USSR/Ireland/UK), Nick Ellwood (UK) and Susan Stockwell (UK) use their work […]

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27th April 2018

In My Bubble In my bubble l see love I see unity I see peace In my bubble there’s no separation In my bubble there’s no colour I see humans, just humans, Under one sky Oppression pressing on my bubble Discrimination, denting my bubble Plastic smiles, pricking my bubble Marginalisation, mounting my beautiful bubble Double […]

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Generating spaces to explore and reflect on the art of refugee aid, advocacy, awareness-raising and solidarity By Hari Reed Since the beginning of the ‘refugee crisis’, a huge amount of material has been generated about refugees in Europe. The urgency of the crisis led to widespread and rapid outputs in refugee communications across multiple sectors, […]

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17th April 2018

By Sarah Hickson The informal refugee camp in Idomeni, a village in Northern Greece close to the border with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), extended across a vast area of open land around the railway station and the recently erected border fence. Tents and flimsy shelters hugged the train tracks and lined the […]

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From Bards Without Borders Recruiting Chef for Creative Team  Time commitment: 3-4 half days for planning from late April to late May, 1 full day workshop delivery in late May, 1 evaluation and grant writing day in early June. Further employment in our November project dependent on funding success. Fee: to be confirmed Deadline extended: […]

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The Other House exhibition (Brighton) – 5th to 27th May 2018 Call for Applicants SEAS invites artists working in drawing, painting, digital arts, printing, sculpture, photography and installation to submit work for the SEAS 3rd exhibition – The Other House. The group exhibition is organised in collaboration with the Black and Minority Ethnic Community Partnership […]

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By Kelly Lovelady This weekend I will conduct a musical programme in solidarity with our brothers and sisters seeking asylum by sea in the beautiful chapel of King’s College London. My ensemble Ruthless Jabiru is a London chamber orchestra dedicated to humanitarian stories. A dual advocacy for contemporary composers and Activist narratives reflects our citizen […]

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Call for partners! Colours of a Journey is looking for partnerships Colours of a Journey is an ongoing pan-European project which seeks to make space for the voices of refugee and migrant children to be heard. Through a digital archive, the project collates and exhibits artworks made by refugee minors, and in doing so provides […]

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23rd February 2018

A new Exhibition showing the struggles, hopes and dreams of Refugee and Migrant Women opens at the Library of Birmingham on 8th March to mark International Women’s Day 2018. A ‘Migration Blanket’ created by the women from Somalia, Yemen, Syria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, India and Senegal together with International Artist Salma Zulfiqar shows the challenges they […]

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5th February 2018

By Megan Barford Maps and Refugee Journeys – Collecting at the National Maritime Museum A new collecting project at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich revolves around understanding the ways in which maps are part of, implicated in, and reflect on, refugee journeys in the twenty-first century. This includes digital, hand drawn and printed maps; maps […]

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