This is a very special year when we mark the 20th anniversary of Refugee Week, and we kick off the celebrations with another rich programme of artists’ installations, workshops and performances.
The Migration Museums Network and Counterpoints Arts are hosting a free evening event at the Migration Museum to plan Refugee Week 2018 activities together.
Journeys Festival International host a unique, globally inspired takeover of the Whitworth, bringing the gallery to life with international sounds, performances and creativity from around the world. Celebrate the talents and stories of refugee and asylum seeker artists who now call the city home.
Journeys Festival International invites you to share your thoughts and network over a free coffee and slice of cake. The event will take place in the Lightbox Gallery at LCB Depot, with the Migration Museum’s Call Me by My Name pop up exhibition giving a context for the discussion.
Journeys Festival International present a pop up exhibition of the Migration Museum’s Call Me By My Name in the Lightbox Gallery, Leicester. The exhibition will feature a replica refugee shelter, similar to those made to house refugees in the Calais ‘Jungle.’
Refugee Week is a nationwide programme of arts, cultural and educational events that celebrate the contribution of refugees to the UK, and encourages a better understanding between communities. This year the Festival, managed by Counterpoints Arts, runs from 19-25 June with the theme of “Our Shared Future”
Yorkshire and Humberside
Join Counterpoints Arts for this special workshop to learn transferrable media and social media skills, explore ways to develop your projects and network with others working on projects related to migration, refugees and arts/ culture in Hull.
Join Counterpoints Arts for this special workshop to learn transferrable media and social media skills, explore ways to develop your projects and network with others working on projects related to migration, refugees and arts/ culture in Plymouth.
The beautiful images of Sebastião Salgado, the Brazilian photographer and former refugee, so captured the imagination of acclaimed director Wim Wenders that he teamed up with Salgado’s son Juliano to tell the story of this global wanderer’s life in this award-winning documentary.