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Yorkshire and Humberside

A multi-stranded exhibition at The Impressions Gallery in Bradford presenting an intimate perspective on the lives of displaced people: one in which displaced people themselves tell their own stories. #Platforma6
24-07-2021  -  30-10-2021
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Online: "Suitcases: Telling Textile Travels" is an online exhibition which will incorporate over 20 international textiles from the Conflict Textiles collection focused on global displacement, both historical and current, its multiple impacts and the experiences of refugees both before and after they arrive and settle in their host country. #Platforma6
01-10-2021  -  07-11-2021
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Yorkshire and Humberside

Commissioned by Counterpoints Arts for the sixth biennial Platforma Festivial, four poets will work with participants across Yorkshire to create new work for local performances. #Platforma6
01-10-2021  -  31-10-2021
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Compass Collective joins Leeds Playhouse and the British Red Cross to deliver an exciting new project. Over the course of a month, Compass will bring two groups of young people seeking sanctuary together in Leeds to develop a dramatic audio piece. #Platforma6
04-10-2021  -  31-10-2021
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Yorkshire and Humberside

Mafwa Theatre's first cohort of Associate Artists will be each developing and delivering a digital version of their work as part of Platforma 6 with support from Counterpoints Arts. #Platforma6
04-10-2021  -  31-10-2021
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Yorkshire and Humberside

Online: Sharing practice, ideas and questions about connections between the arts and ESOL. #Platforma6
07-10-2021  -  07-10-2021
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Yorkshire and Humberside

Online: Transforming with Poetry presents a free online poetry translation event open to all, that seeks to build bridges in a divided world. #Platforma6
08-10-2021  -  08-10-2021
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Yorkshire and Humberside

Online: A free seminar led by Anna Nyburg exploring the contributuon of refugees, primarily Jewish, to the British textile, fashion and design industries in the 1930s and beyond, with a particular focus on those who settled and worked in Yorkshire. #Platforma6
12-10-2021  -  12-10-2021
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Yorkshire and Humberside

Tea, Textiles and Time by Kate Dunn and Matilda Velevitch - presented in Harrogate as part of #Platforma6
16-10-2021  -  16-10-2021
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Join Rich Wiles and artists Taysir Batniji, Ala Buisir, Gohar Dashti and Andrew Jackson, as well as writer Anan Tello and Raghad Mardini, founding director of Litehouse Gallery, for an international symposium inspired by In Which Language Do We Dream? #Platforma6
16-10-2021  -  16-10-2021
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Join Tatiana Hernández-De Ceapóg in Leeds for free textile-making workshops, inspired by the Chilean textile art form of creating ‘Arpilleras’. #Platforma6
22-10-2021  -  23-10-2021
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Online. Ismail Einashe engages with a city riven with layered histories that are being reshaped by contemporary arrivals from outside Europe. Presented live from the 2021 Autumn School on Cultural Diversity and Collaborative Practice, an initiative of Create, the national development agency for collaborative arts (Ireland) and Counterpoints Arts’ Learning Lab (UK). #Platforma6
22-10-2021  -  22-10-2021
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Yorkshire and Humberside

Rafiki Jazz are a group of musicians and singers from Africa, India, the Middle East, South America and Europe, bound together on a mission to share their borderless music. #Platforma6
23-10-2021  -  23-10-2021
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Opera North’s very first Theatre of Sanctuary Open Mic Night, a celebration of collaboration and connection featuring musicians from around the world who are now based in the region, plus a special performance from Stone Flowers. #Platforma6
26-10-2021  -  26-10-2021
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