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The Stranger photographic series by Arteh Odjidja is a portrait based project, showcasing the inspirational stories of young migrants and refugees from all parts of the world. It offers young people the opportunity to share their individual experiences of leaving their country of birth and all that they’ve known, to discover new purpose and opportunities […]

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27th September 2018

Mary Chater on ‘Rhymetime’ with East Sussex Libraries at the Links Project, St Leonard’s on Sea, Hastings Five little ducks went swimming from July 2017 to March 2018 in the company of Incy Wincy Spider, Dingle Dangle Scarecrow, See The Little bunnies and Humpty Dumpty. Last year East Sussex Libraries set up a weekly ‘Rhymetime’ […]

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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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When every citizen is ordered to return to their place of birth, Where We Began examines where we could end up. The UK’s first Theatre Company of Sanctuary, Stand and Be Counted present a wild and vivid vision of the future, combining storytelling, movement and live music. Five performers from across the globe challenge existing notions […]

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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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The Migration Museum is planning an exhibition called Room to Breathe launching at the end of October 2018 and running through Summer 2019. They want to explore the theme of resilience of immigrants through a series of rooms designed to encourage visitor interaction. One of the rooms is a small art studio – (approximately 6 […]

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Photo: Arteh Odjidja Dima Karout is a visual artist and an art educator based in London. In her research, artwork and classes she advocates for socially engaged art. “I work with mixed media and I create images, texts and installations,” Dima explains. “In my projects, I focus on subjects related to the evolution of identity […]

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1st August 2018

Platforma Manifesto: A guide to good practice for the arts, refugees & migration. Our times are marked by unprecedented levels of displacement and human flow. This has forced us to face many soul-searching questions about who we are and what kind of society we want to live in. Unsurprisingly, artists have had a lot to […]

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A new opportunity with CARAS, a community outreach charity that supports people of refugee and asylum-seeking background who live in South-West London. Full details: http://caras.org.uk/job/administration-communications-trainee/ >> Responsible to: Development Manager Hours: Full time, 37.5 hours Salary: London Living wage: £19,890 Location: CARAS Office, Tooting, SW17 Contract: One year Application deadline: 6 August, 12pm (noon) Interviews […]

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27th July 2018

By Sarah Pickstone It’s become a daily occurrence that we read about refugees experiencing hostility in our country, about struggles for them to integrate into society and their inability to secure work that suits the limitations relating to their current ‘status’. Often the talents of refugees aren’t celebrated or even acknowledged. We at Young Orchestras […]

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23rd July 2018

Community Arts Northwest (CAN) is seeking to recruit the following position: Creative Director CAN Creative Director and Co-Founder Cilla Baynes will be stepping down from Community Arts North West (CAN) in the Autumn of 2018. So they are looking for a new Creative Director to join the CAN team. Community Arts North West (CAN) is […]

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21st June 2018

The Warth Mills Project is funded through the Heritage Lottery Fund and tells the story of one of the largest internment camps in wartime Britain. Summer, 1940. With Northern Europe quickly falling into Nazi control, Churchill instructed the authorities to intern all Italians, Germans and Austrians resident in Britain. These ‘enemy aliens’ included Italian chefs […]

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19th June 2018

Look Up is a high-impact series of temporary artistic interventions in key public locations across Portsmouth, produced by ArtReach as part of Journeys Festival International, 19th-28th October 2018. This year, we are inviting an artist working with video or digital art to exhibit on screens across the city, celebrating migration and cultural sharing & diversity. […]

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19th June 2018

Alexander Day and Brian Carufe introduce “New Together” “We’ve all been new once.” While the unknown can be exciting, it can also be terrifying. It can be overwhelming. And more than that, it can be isolating. Our lives are very clearly shaped by these fresh experiences. But why face them alone, when we can face […]

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