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Contested Desires is transnational project led in the UK by D6 exploring our shared and contested Colonial heritage and its influence on contemporary culture. D6 is an established visual arts producer, which for over 28 years has delivered transnational programmes working with extraordinary artists and intrepid partners to create works of art within neighbourhoods and […]

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Would you like to try stand-up comedy? No Direction Home is a project created in 2018 by Camden People’s Theatre & Counterpoints Arts. Workshops over the past year led by professional stand-up Tom Parry resulted in a number of performances across London, culminating in a Refugee Week gig at Southbank Centre. We are now recruiting a […]

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Pop Culture – Young People – Migration & Social Change CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS 21-22 October 2019, Gulbenkian, University of Kent, Canterbury A 2-day ‘retreat’ as part of Platforma 5 Introduction Pop Culture and Social Change is a pioneering project from Counterpoints Arts exploring how the power of pop culture can be harnessed to shift the […]

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The London Migration Film Festival (LMFF) will hold its fourth annual edition from 28 November-4 December 2019. The aim of LMFF is to challenge the rhetoric on migration that often frames migrants in binaries, as enemies or victims. In 2018 LMFF contained 30 films, 21 events, three workshops, panel discussions, comedy, theatre, music, and more. […]

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Since autumn 2018 Camden People’s Theatre, Counterpoints Arts and award-winning comedian Tom Parry (Pappy’s; Badults; The Lost Disc) have been running the No Direction Home stand-up programme for aspiring comics from refugee and migrant backgrounds. The project is free and open to anyone, with regular evening workshops and performance opportunities. No previous experience required. If […]

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Initiatives of Change present a training course starting in February 2019. The Refugees as Re-Builders course aims to empower them to contribute to rebuilding their countries of origin by giving them access to knowledge and skills regarding nation-building that they may not otherwise receive through academic studies or work experience. The course will cover three […]

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By Stephen Burke My theatre company recently researched and mounted an inaugural tour of a new play. Commissioned by Migration Yorkshire the play is called How to be Lucky and it is the result of research carried out with Syrians being resettled to the UK, specifically Yorkshire. The production had been designed with age 15-19 […]

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Head of Public Engagement The Migration Museum Project is looking to reach and engage new audiences through their exhibitions, events, workshops and outreach work. They are seeking a Head of Public Engagement to scope, design and work with their existing team and partners to deliver a public engagement strategy. They are looking for someone with experience […]

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Iniva (Institute of International Visual Arts) and the Stuart Hall Foundation have announced the third Stuart Hall Library Artist’s Residency commencing in March 2019. The residency is a funded opportunity for an artist to be in residence at Iniva’s Stuart Hall Library over a three-month period from the end of March to June 2019. The […]

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An invitation to anyone from a refugee background interested in performing comedy As part of their No Direction Home festival this autumn, Camden People’s Theatre in partnership with Counterpoints Arts will be running a series of one-on-one sessions, group workshops and writing exercises to prepare for a unique comedy show where YOU can perform. If […]

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Music Action International are hiring! They are looking for someone passionate about human rights and the arts, with knowledge and experience of the current digital landscape, interested in communicating important messages in an accessible, ethical and inspiring way. Initially 6 months, 3 to 4 days a week, with a view to becoming a permanent role. […]

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