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12th December 2018

Initiatives of Change present a training course starting in February 2019. The Refugees as Re-Builders course aims to empower them to contribute to rebuilding their countries of origin by giving them access to knowledge and skills regarding nation-building that they may not otherwise receive through academic studies or work experience. The course will cover three […]

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By Stephen Burke My theatre company recently researched and mounted an inaugural tour of a new play. Commissioned by Migration Yorkshire the play is called How to be Lucky and it is the result of research carried out with Syrians being resettled to the UK, specifically Yorkshire. The production had been designed with age 15-19 […]

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Head of Public Engagement The Migration Museum Project is looking to reach and engage new audiences through their exhibitions, events, workshops and outreach work. They are seeking a Head of Public Engagement to scope, design and work with their existing team and partners to deliver a public engagement strategy. They are looking for someone with experience […]

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Iniva (Institute of International Visual Arts) and the Stuart Hall Foundation have announced the third Stuart Hall Library Artist’s Residency commencing in March 2019. The residency is a funded opportunity for an artist to be in residence at Iniva’s Stuart Hall Library over a three-month period from the end of March to June 2019. The […]

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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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