SACF is a multidisciplinary arts festival in London showcasing Syria’s vibrant arts and culture. The curated multi-disciplinary programme of events offers a creative collision of film, music, performance, visual arts and talks.
Yorkshire and Humberside
Online: Artist Henna Asikainen presents her new participatory art project ‘between two shores’ which addresses climate change and especially climate induced migration, its human rights implications and the climate injustice at its roots. #Platforma6
Curated by Babylon Young Curator Olu Taiwo, the exhibition will be formed of work created by artists from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds and communities. Their work responds to the powerful declaration, ‘I Matter’ and its recent complex iterations.
Window and online exhibition at The Departure Lounge, Luton Reflecting on the personal and political events which shape us, Suman Gujral’s practice sheds light on the cycle of war, genocide and loss rooted in colonial history. Her works explore both the historical and contemporary issues and narratives surrounding refugees, drawing on the experiences of her own […]
Insiders/Outsiders is a nationwide arts festival paying tribute to the indelible contribution of the artists, photographers, writers, architects, designers, actors, film-makers, dancers and musicians, as well as art historians, dealers and publishers, who in fleeing Nazi-dominated Europe in the 1930s so greatly enriched British culture. Running from March 2019 until March 2020, it comprises a […]
Refugees: Forced to Flee, the new exhibition at IWM London, explores a century of refugee experiences, from Nazi Germany’s persecution of Jews and the Kindertransport, to the Calais Jungle and the treacherous Mediterranean crossings.
Journeys Festival International is an annual arts Festival that celebrates the creative talent of exceptional artists from sanctuary seeking backgrounds and shares experiences of refugee and asylum-seeking communities through artistic and creative encounters.
shado is taking up residency in Bermondsey Project Space for two weeks in celebration of LGBTQI+ history month. This year they are focusing specifically on the experiences of, and barriers faced by, those seeking gender or sexual asylum.
Following an exhibition tour led by Drawing Room co-director Mary Doyle, presentations and open dialogue will draw on the contemporary relevance of Marc Bauer’s show thinking about empathy, sensitivity, anonymity and power in relation to images which speak about migration.