In the Embodied Social Change workshop by Camille Barton, dance, somatics and mindfulness are used to explore how oppression is rooted in the body and how we can shift its hold on our lives using mindful attention and movement. The work is intended to generate new approaches to activism that focus on the body, as well as the mind.
After a series of pilot events across England and Nogales (US/Mexico border wall), the first performingborders | LIVE concludes with a day of performances, commissioned premieres, talks, food, and provocations at the Live Art Development Agency in London.
An international team of musicians will create pure joy with over 100 children from primary schools across London! Inspired by music from Syrian, Roma, Mozambican and other refugee cultures, children will write and perform songs together.
To mark Refugee Week and World Refugee Day 2019 Lucy Popescu, editor of A Country to Call Home, presents an evening of readings and discussion on the subject of refuge with Sita Brahmachari, Christy Lefteri, Dina Nayeri & Alex Preston
his June will be the 21st Refugee Week, taking place across the UK. It's one of the biggest arts festivals in the country, a nationwide programme of arts, cultural and educational events that celebrate the contribution of refugees to the UK, and encourages a better understanding between communities. There are also international events in Australia, Europe and beyond.
CAN presents Horizons Festival: a programme of events in partnership with HOME Manchester as part of Refugee Week 2019. A packed week of events celebrating international arts and global cultures, Horizons Festival will showcase the best in contemporary creativity, raise awareness, challenge stereotypes and bring the communities of our city together.
Migration Matters Festival is the largest Refugee week Festival in the UK. It is pay what you feel theatre and arts festival that celebrates the positive impact migration and refugees have had on Sheffield and the UK.
Sink Without Trace will be the first exhibition to deal specifically with the subject of migrant deaths at sea, with a focus on works by migrants and refugees. A number of the works have been specially commissioned for the exhibition and it will be the first time that many of the works have been exhibited in the UK. The exhibition includes a number of found objects from shipwrecked migrant boats.