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Events

North East

Newcastle City Library Previewing on the 22nd June at 6pm ISIS Arts will present Delicate Shuttle, a newly commissioned artwork by Henna Asikainen for Newcastle City Library. ISIS Arts works with both local and international artists to look into our communities and out to the world to produce work that captures and reveals the stories […]

22 June 2018  -  09 September 2018
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Literary Natives curates events to celebrate and discuss writers of colour, literature, and the road to becoming a published author. The third event will take place at the Migration Museum in Lambeth, a museum dedicated to showcasing Britain’s history of migration. This event will be part of the nationwide programme of events for Refugee Week 2018.

24 June 2018  -  24 June 2018
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South East

In a cutting-edge exhibition, The Other House at the BMECP centre, you will encounter a haunted home – haunted by social and economic exclusion, by wars, by gender discrimination and by environmental disasters.

05 May 2018  -  31 May 2018
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Other House

Yorkshire and Humberside

Thought provoking works of art exploring the current and ongoing issues of migration, dispossession and national borders are brought together in a major new exhibition opening at York Art Gallery this May.

04 May 2018  -  02 September 2018
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South East

Our Lives is an exciting exhibition of art by foreign national prisoners 1-8 May presented by Kent Refugee Help.

01 May 2018  -  08 May 2018
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our lives

Fatemeh Takht Keshian is originally from Iran. She holds a practice-based PhD in Art from Lancaster University, and a BA and a MA in Painting from Iran. Her practice combines drawing, painting, collage and video to articulate her identity and perceptions as an Iranian woman.

27 April 2018  -  28 July 2018
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On April 7th 2018, Migrant Connections Collective will be hosting the second annual Migrant Connections Festival at the Stockwell Centre in south London. The festival will host a series of workshops on practical support and wellbeing, and music and theatre for people from all backgrounds to come along and chat, learn and see something fun.

07 April 2018  -  07 April 2018
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migrant connections

Join Autograph ABP for a 2-day exchange, aiming to start a conversation about the models and methods, which could constitute a rights-focused approach to arts participation. The aim is to explore how the incorporation of social justice agendas and the upholding of ‘rights’ can shape, and challenge, the way arts engagement work is designed, produced and delivered.

18 April 2018  -  19 April 2018
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Join new publication Contra Journal, the visual culture and conflict journal, for the launch of its first issue, Displacement

19 January 2018  -  19 January 2018
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Using video, photography, light and sound, Altered Landscapes encourages you to open up contemplation and discussion about the current situation in Europe, a place that has become filled with militarised border control.

06 January 2018  -  25 February 2018
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Altered

Who Are We? Art, Migration And The Production Of Democracy. A week of experimental production at Tate Modern, London

22 May 2018  -  28 May 2018
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who are we

Isabel Lima’s film addresses the migration crisis in general and the experience of displacement by Middlesbrough-based asylum seekers and refugees in particular. It explores the feelings, memories, anxieties, and aspirations of these groups against the backdrop of relevant governmental policies, news and public debates.

05 December 2017  -  05 December 2017
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