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Are you a professional writer? Are you passionate about using creative writing and the power of words to help survivors of torture have a voice? Freedom From Torture have an exciting opportunity for two people to volunteer as Mentors/Workshop Facilitators for our unique creative writing group, ‘Write to Life’, located at their London Centre. For the […]

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Migration Matters Festival produces a wide ranging artiststic programme in Sheffield each year for Refugee Week, featuring local, national and international artists. Commissions Migration Matters Festival have announced a new call-out for commissions for their programme (virtual and in-person) this summer. Deadline: 11.59pm, Monday 3rd May Full details: https://www.migrationmattersfestival.co.uk/opportunities-index Creative Journeys They have also launched Creative […]

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Call for Artists and Mentors – LOOK UP 2021 LOOK UP 2021, produced by ArtReach, will be a collaborative visual arts mentorship programme, hosted by Aspex Gallery, Portsmouth, United Kingdom, and coculture, Berlin, Germany. ​Four European-based artists from sanctuary-seeking backgrounds will be mentored by established arts professionals to create new visual artworks for the public […]

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Deptford X, in partnership with Lewisham Borough of Culture, The Migration Museum and The Walk have announced an opportunity for an ambitious commission by a London-based visual artist/artist collaboration with lived experience of migration. The commission is for an artist or artist collaboration to create a temporary art work in the public realm that will […]

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For the exhibition, “The Face of the Other” the Socially Engaged Art Salon (SEAS) & The Ledward Centre (Brighton’s new LGBTQ+ Centre) are looking for artworks by LGBTQ artists with a refugee/migrant/diasporic background. The call is open to artists/photographers/writers/filmmakers from the UK or any other place on the globe. Any art media including photography, painting, […]

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Mafwa Theatre is a community theatre company which brings refugees, asylum seekers and settled communities together. We use drama and the arts to create work that celebrates our similarities and differences, brings women together and speaks truth to power. They use their platform to highlight and enable development opportunities for artists and theatre makers from migrant […]

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9th February 2021

Artist Varvara Shavrova is looking for online collaboration with women from refugee and migrant backgrounds THE CONCEPT: ‘InFlight’ is a new socially engaged project which explores the historical development of the first knapsack silk parachute in Russia; the use of used parachute material as a replacement for wedding dresses in the UK and the current use […]

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Ekō will be producing a special edition of their tri-lingual digital and print magazine for Refugee Week 2021. Founded by students at Goldsmiths University, Ekō Magazine is ‘a creative platform for migrants, volunteers and activists’, and every article is published in English, Farsi and Arabic. The magazine has launched an open call for submissions on […]

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Following on from their successful summer series of Connect & Create online workshops, City of Sanctuary UK have received funding from the Barrow Cadbury Trust to further develop the model in response to the ongoing Covid-19 health pandemic. The initial workshops included theatre, song-writing, filmmaking and a ‘rest & relax’ yoga session. They are now […]

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Open Call: To Love, Care Breath…As Acts of Justice Image by Isabel Lima. Counterpoints Arts are pleased to announce a new call for commissions by three artists, and collectives, who are exploring themes close to Counterpoints Arts’ heart and mission: the intersectional themes of migration, racial, and climate justice and the role of art as […]

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Are you an early-career Arab filmmaker or a filmmaker working on a project connected to the Arab world? Apply now to be part of the SAFAR Film Festival’s intensive, collaborative weekend workshop where you, along with a small group of filmmakers, will get the chance to discuss your film idea under the mentorship and guidance […]

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9th November 2020

Maison Foo, a Theatre Company of Sanctuary, are looking to work with a photographic artist or an artist with disciplines across photography, mixed media and collage, who has either lived experience of seeking sanctuary or migratory heritage. Deadline to apply: Friday 4th December 12pm Midday THE PROJECT Meet Your Neighbour Installation is a multi-sensory experience […]

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Are you passionate about making changes in your community? Are you creative and interested in drama? Are you confident, friendly, and a team player? Are you aged 18-30 with a refugee background? Phosphoros Theatre keen to hear from London-based people who would like to join their workshop delivery team, with opportunities for involvement in our […]

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Good Chance is commissioning three artists to develop new works that are powerful, original and relevant to the times we are living in. The COVID-19 pandemic has been challenging for freelance artists in many ways. The Good Chance Ensemble Commissions respond to this by offering our chosen artists financial input and bespoke mentorship with an […]

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