Counterpoints Arts
Yellow Arrow
Log in  |  Join

Opportunities

In partnership with Dartington Arts School Hauser & Wirth are partnering with Dartington Arts School on the ‘Arts and Place’ MA course, starting April 2022 until January 2023. The Gustav Metzger Foundation Scholarship will be eligible to a student for the course with refugee status or making an application for asylum in the UK. The […]

lowres jpg 72dpi-GG-003A2900_

25th August 2021

Counterpoints Arts (the organisation that manages Platforma) is one of the partner organisations supporting 100 Agents of Change, an exciting new project led by In Place of War that connects some of the most revolutionary innovative artists and change makers from around the world with young people from marginalised communities in the UK, to share […]

Screen Shot 2021-08-25 at 14.06.47

Phosphoros are looking for trustees, an associate artist and a new core member of the team. Full details: https://www.phosphorostheatre.com/join-us Associate artist Work within the creative team on the Research and Development for a brand new show. The role includes workshop design and delivery, supporting trainee facilitators, and collaborating to create new work with the hope of […]

join+us+image

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 […]

write to life

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 […]

migration-matters 2021

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 […]

Screen Shot 2021-04-13 at 11.11.28

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 […]

The-Walk-750x500-1

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, […]

Screen Shot 2021-03-24 at 09.54.56

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 […]

Tabeeta©LizzieCoombes2020-3-1

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 […]

'Flower Power' Textile workshops in prisons.DSCN9652

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 […]

eko2

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 […]

Connect-and-Create

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 […]

Isabel-Lima-t408uSZg-768x768

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 […]

arab-film-nadira-amrani-1000x750