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Yorkshire and Humberside
17 June 2016  -  25 June 2016

The Art of Migration

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Platforma partner Arts on the Run presents:

The Art of Migration – new work from six regional artists celebrating Refugee Week June 2016 

A vibrant and topical showcase of new work commissioned from six talented emerging regional artists with refugee & migration backgrounds.

The artists will be:
Bashar Farhat : Poet : Syria
Angelina Abel : Dancer : Angola
Mina Salama : Musician : Egypt
Siamak Foroutan : Ceramic Sculptor : Iran
Rosanna Jael Gammon : Textile Artist : UK
Ayse Balko : Installation Artist : Turkey

Art of Migration’s two exhibitions and events bring a real international palette to two city-centre creative and cultural hubs, and will feature video installation, dance performance and fine art, with poetry, spoken word & music, plus opportunities for conversation with the artists

Art On The Run’s two events will run as follows 
Friday 17th to Tuesday 21st June
UNITY WORKS ,Wakefield WF1 1EP

Thursday 23rd to Saturday 25th June

Find out more about our artists and view updates on the Arts On The Run Facebook page where we’ll be counting down to our showcase in Sheffield and Wakefield.