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Supporting the arts by & about refugees & migrants. Producing @RefugeeWeek @PlatformaArts @WhoAreWe_TEX @SimpleActs and more.

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Congratulations to everyone...including our very own @SalmaWrites 👏 https://t.co/IIg3mliBDb
9/19
2019
Wonderful to run @Mini_Stories Migration Tales #poetry project w @MohammedYahyaMC who has just mixed powerful poems… https://t.co/ewakP6UJbB
Retweeted by Counterpoints Arts"Stage Door Programme" - Paid internship opportunity for a young person with @GoodChanceCal https://t.co/gjY2QarP8z
Retweeted by Counterpoints ArtsNext #togetherworshop is this Sunday @theatredeli old library. Free and everyone is welcome! 1 thing refugee people… https://t.co/yvlogo9QYc
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9/11
2019
Join us this evening for a discussion with three fantastic animators – Majid Adin, Kate Anderson and Olivier Kugler… https://t.co/1I71Pvhym7
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9/5
2019
🔔 ALERT 🔔 Our Artist of Colour Seed Commissions are NOW OPEN for applications! £750 + rehearsal space + a perform… https://t.co/r8DAF0bken
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9/3
2019
We want to commission emerging photographers! To submit your photography for the launch of our new POP CHANGE websi… https://t.co/h3gIguR9SF
Retweeted by Counterpoints Arts'My birth-language is Arabic, my writing language is French. Perhaps what makes what I write unique is that the two… https://t.co/VRKoCNlgr1
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8/27
2019
Retweet and help us share this opportunity!We want to commission emerging photographers! To submit your photography for the launch of our new POP CHANGE websi… https://t.co/h3gIguR9SF
8/23
2019
#ForTheArchive: Who Are We? 2019 @TateExchange A Stitch in Time... Materials: thread, fabric, and 15 different l… https://t.co/iXoqzq0v87“Mama has two phone numbers. We do not talk about immigration on her Obama phone. For that we use the other number… https://t.co/oVWLHQ3EjuWe love writing poems, and we absolutely loved this book so we're very excited for this event by our friend… https://t.co/rqOqTO14MJ
Retweeted by Counterpoints Arts"There was no Tate Modern in my city, Homs. Nor there was a Victoria & Albert Museum. My city was humbler, more mod… https://t.co/St6bUbE51j
Retweeted by Counterpoints Arts"I hate this queue – it's the queue for the doctor. Last time, I had to wait 14 hours" (Samaneh). Young asylum seek… https://t.co/ztnKaU8ZVK
Retweeted by Counterpoints ArtsDon't miss your chance to get a place on this training! Scholarships also available.... https://t.co/OtJPqi0BrG
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8/19
2019
GLA have launched a new mentoring scheme, in partnership with @BritishCouncil , enabling London-based creatives age… https://t.co/zRvgZAlqXX
8/16
2019
Looking forward to running the @Mini_Stories Summer Writing Project on refugee rights, identity & migration alongsi… https://t.co/vEc9ZQWjys
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8/13
2019
#ForTheArchives: Rubble Theatre, an installation by Syrian artist Manaf Halbouni. 'Halbouni’s playfulness draws yo… https://t.co/SGr57jziJyTonight at the Poetry Translation Centre our #TranslationWorkshop will translate Shinta Miranda at The Albany! She… https://t.co/8BBVLo4MHi
Retweeted by Counterpoints ArtsYoung writer aged 12-15? Join our free Summer Writing Project on Migration Tales lead by poet @lailanadia &… https://t.co/73cxvFpU5B
Retweeted by Counterpoints ArtsKeen to meet playwrights, actors, directors and designers who are Indian or have Indian heritage living in the UK.… https://t.co/D0VHktAFfk
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8/12
2019
Wow! This had made our week! Thank you, Anna. It's lovely to read how both the artists and the public were impacted… https://t.co/xICOUIgxE6#FromTheArchives: In October 2018 we brought together over 50 selected individuals from the worlds of visual and pe… https://t.co/eNjuYruvy3This looks excellent! Share far and wide, friends. https://t.co/IHZ48yKSN8There are a few spaces left on this brilliant training course. Those of you who work with young asylum-seekers/refu… https://t.co/bcFw7sM879Livelihood opportunities provide #refugees and #asylum seekers not only the income they depend on to get by, but th… https://t.co/JPD0Kk2eWL
Retweeted by Counterpoints ArtsHighlighting unique and inspiring stories from the refugee community, the annual arts festival, @JourneysFest Inter… https://t.co/xTQPaePyaA
Retweeted by Counterpoints ArtsOxford's first Migrant Champion to help newcomers integrate into city. Great piece @itvnews highlighting the human… https://t.co/jJMi7l6asn
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8/9
2019
"There is no time for despair, no place for self-pity, no need for silence, no room for fear. We speak, we write, w… https://t.co/0CSaRXfIla'We die. That may be the meaning of life. But we do language. That may be the measure of our lives.' Thank you for… https://t.co/YhkL8h8Xmw
Retweeted by Counterpoints ArtsMigration is messy and disorganised ...but it turns out alright if you help 👌. @CounterArts @MigMatFesthttps://t.co/SrftfyHXeh
Retweeted by Counterpoints ArtsIrregular journeys are dangerous. Until there are more legal pathways, people will continue to make the desperate… https://t.co/XRXYr4hrNg
Retweeted by Counterpoints Arts#IOHR remembers the victims of #Hiroshima on the 74th Anniversary of the attack. 135,000 people died after an atomi… https://t.co/rCEfkXanNU
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8/6
2019
SUBMIT your poetry – in English, Arabic or Kiswahili - for a chance to have your work read by the amazing Safia Elh… https://t.co/Su8XLWbsAK#FromTheArchives: You, Me and Those Who Came Before was the theme for @RefugeeWeek 2019. Though the week of event… https://t.co/VQiiPbad7jSicilian fishermen risk prison to rescue migrants: ‘No human would turn away’. A father and son describe what it’s… https://t.co/prPgCxtSba
Retweeted by Counterpoints ArtsFormerly #stateless activist & now #Brazilian citizen @MahaMamo has become an activist fighting for the rights of… https://t.co/QLEpf1NqgE
Retweeted by Counterpoints ArtsHerewith my talk for @TEDxLBS on the power of words, my work with @englishpen and support for refugees and asylum s… https://t.co/X6OoXJ9cHU
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8/5
2019
If you are in Edinburgh this month check out the new show from our good friend, the brilliantly funny @tomosphttps://t.co/dlUlCEOMVN
8/2
2019
'Training Refugee Week Ambassadors to have the confidence to tell their personal stories ensured that the voices he… https://t.co/0DEtmrMHtNComing up is our #Dublin #LearningLab on 'Landscapes of Hope and #Displacement' with friends at @FSArtistStudios an… https://t.co/z2stKleKDeThis year we worked closely with @RefugeeWeek & @CounterArts to train refugee ambassadors to tell their stories & s… https://t.co/Y7TpmsMmzX
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7/29
2019
#FromTheArchives during @RefugeeWeek 2019: 'As Far as Isolation Goes' at the @southbankcentre, a performance by a… https://t.co/EO6k4rtbSw
7/23
2019
https://t.co/Zs3A4ZfMKh…/building-theatres-of-welcome/ Building theatres of welcome: exploring how theatres can be… https://t.co/ROUn2B9bzb
7/22
2019
@xavinisms @PlatformaArts @RefugeeWeek Fixed! 👍...and our website is now back online 😀There is currently a technical problem with our website ... we are working to resolve it and get back online as soon as possible!
7/13
2019
The FULL programme is now available for #NetworkingDay2019, as well as further information on our breakout sessions… https://t.co/4h9JR22BLO
Retweeted by Counterpoints ArtsIt’s almost the last chance to see Sink Without Trace. Exhibition open 12- 6 today & 12- 6 Saturday.… https://t.co/HzFJb2IU1a
Retweeted by Counterpoints ArtsA great @guardian article on diversity in Britian by Akram Khan https://t.co/5tFt6sZRMq
7/12
2019
The wonderful speakers at the Sink Without Trace Symposium last night. Valentina Zagaria, Almir Koldzic & Iain Cham… https://t.co/oljNQpPsx5
Retweeted by Counterpoints ArtsA previous version of that Widdecombe speech has been uncovered ..... https://t.co/aZ02YhPzOB
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7/11
2019
Just had these delivered to us - for Tom Green - by @hummingbbakery. What we don't know is who sent them. Any light… https://t.co/ufmyG8P4SuPop Culture - Young People - Migration & Social Change - call out for participants for 2-day event in October as pa… https://t.co/FCwXgz9oz2
Retweeted by Counterpoints ArtsIf you're applying for our 'Creative Producer – Children & Young People' vacancy, please make sure you have submitt… https://t.co/bFpUrnfPpw
Retweeted by Counterpoints ArtsToday at #Shubbak2019 includes performance & visual arts at @GateTheatre @MyShepherdsBush @TheMosaicRoomshttps://t.co/md4fgKlPFi
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7/10
2019
Tomorrow evening is the last late night opening of the Sink Without Trace exhibition, open 12- 9 pm… https://t.co/6A4rHX7g2f
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7/9
2019
A rare photograph of our #Counterpoints team coming together for a brief moment, before dispersing again to all so… https://t.co/znAFafZTj2
7/8
2019
Nadifa Mohamed and Aleksandar Hemon: What It Means to Be Displaced https://t.co/8SdNAcGqBR
7/5
2019
Well this is rather great - such a brilliant feature by @BBCNews on #NoDirectionHome - the stand up comedy project… https://t.co/JSfPNzyYDV
Retweeted by Counterpoints ArtsA wonderful conversation about displacement by two wonderful writers @SashaHemon @thesailorsgirl #displacement https://t.co/tWbaPWodXe
7/2
2019
Great job by the #NoDirectionHome team @QPBookfest yesterday! https://t.co/3kCzVYOoJV
7/1
2019
Challenge your perceptions of #refugees laugh & cry @QPBookfest with #NoDirectionHome stand-up comedy @CounterArtshttps://t.co/oeaCmxMPBq
Retweeted by Counterpoints ArtsSam Slatcher singing as part of 'Welcome Town'. The Natasha Davis and @arcstockton installation continues in Stockt… https://t.co/wkqfoq2WwF
Retweeted by Counterpoints ArtsNEW BLOG: Why the new @RefugeeTales anthology is needed now, more than ever https://t.co/74T86Yi5tU https://t.co/1V5M9L6oY6
Retweeted by Counterpoints ArtsICYMI: #RefugeeWeek2019 - How the charity Migrateful uses cooking classes to help integrate migrants @migratefulUK https://t.co/0A3W1s4Ng8
Retweeted by Counterpoints ArtsToday we are thrilled that #Shubbak2019 opens with a brilliant day of visual art & music ahead across London at… https://t.co/SLloxAHk75
Retweeted by Counterpoints ArtsForced to Flee, the book I've been working on with @HachetteUK is now available to order! It shows the experiences… https://t.co/OZmOvbBj4j
Retweeted by Counterpoints ArtsThank you @CounterArts for including 'Refugee Tales III' in their latest news! https://t.co/36I3belmWK - Published… https://t.co/UA9dcjQCYP
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6/28
2019
Looking forward to seeing "Welcome Town" tomorrow @ARCStockton - the new project from our good friend Natasha Davi… https://t.co/Vn5sxm2SBlYoung writer aged 12-15? Join the free @mini_stories Summer Writing Project on Migration Tales w myself&… https://t.co/tcK3qRgUxA
Retweeted by Counterpoints Arts'I answer for this skin wherever I go. I answer for the sounds out of my mouth' - An African in the Snow Dir Matthe… https://t.co/0fjV79VI0c
Retweeted by Counterpoints ArtsGoodbuy @KateHollands1 It's been great working with you on this piece. Thank you for it all and look forward to muc… https://t.co/XTITYlZYdp
6/27
2019
This #NationalWritingDay thank you to all the #writers & campaigners challenging #censorship & defending imprisoned… https://t.co/058WWBdGiW
Retweeted by Counterpoints ArtsThank you @PlatformaArts and @CounterArts for sharing our story and our new picture book about Rohingya children- T… https://t.co/9tBU2kQc2A
Retweeted by Counterpoints ArtsThe Sink Without Trace exhibition on Migrant Deaths at Sea is open late on Wednesday evenings til 8pm. P21 Gallery,… https://t.co/OiVe5Ze5db
Retweeted by Counterpoints ArtsWednesday, London, I am doing a free preview of my new show @topsecretcomedy at 6:30 Reserve a seat here: https://t.co/1ql2oq9H7N
Retweeted by Counterpoints Arts @RomeshRanga Hi Romesh, just to say a huge thank you for Sunday night. It was an amazing gig for us, the comedians… https://t.co/mpFXJJadj3
6/26
2019
#Chineke! Junior Quartet performed @V_and_A for #RefugeeWeek2019. 'You, me & those who came before' explored the li… https://t.co/Zezmxo4RKg
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6/25
2019
What an incredible week discovering the stories of how we are all connected #RefugeeWeek2019 @CounterArts @UNHCRUKhttps://t.co/gNMIq9eiry
Retweeted by Counterpoints Arts"You’ll find a beaten up old car – filled with books, suitcases, toys and other objects – balanced precariously on… https://t.co/jhDDnzOvmH
Retweeted by Counterpoints ArtsAs #RefugeeWeek2019 ends, join these campaigns & let's keep this amazing energy going #LiftTheBan @RefugeeActionhttps://t.co/S7tvP6bMo1
Retweeted by Counterpoints ArtsICYMI From upended buses in Berlin to a wrecked car in rubble in Glasgow. Hear about the work from the artist himse… https://t.co/cvbx5BwEyJ
Retweeted by Counterpoints ArtsFrom upended buses in Berlin to a wrecked car in rubble in Glasgow. Hear about the work of German-Syrian artist… https://t.co/DLMOenzwuZ
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6/24
2019
Basel Zaraa took me on a unique journey with music, lyrics, and ink on my arm... so much shared through this proces… https://t.co/qXIZL3WJ0L
Retweeted by Counterpoints Arts'young people want justice!' 'i need to have a great imgination!' 'i will collar my dreams!' @Newhammusic students… https://t.co/Dmn2LbocXp
Retweeted by Counterpoints ArtsAnd off we go!!! The final day of our @RefugeeWeek 2019 programme at @southbankcentre. With choirs, workshops, liv… https://t.co/L4kOIFwBrVWe’re @southbankcentre getting ready for this afternoon’s performance of #FullCircle as part of @RefugeeWeek celebr… https://t.co/860gE2xug9
Retweeted by Counterpoints ArtsGOOD LUCK to our stand-up comedy squad tonight @southbankcentre- you're gonna smash it ‼️ "No Direction Home" is p… https://t.co/7oyj0Yl5lf
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6/23
2019
This is the painting I just delivered here in Manchester Picaddily this morning. A @benandjerrysUK initiative… https://t.co/RcNBbLFB5R
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6/22
2019
TONIGHT! Special late night prog for #Refugeeweek2019 at @V_and_A with an awesome line up of music, performances an… https://t.co/GfuhINAByZ
Retweeted by Counterpoints ArtsRefugee Week 2019 Programme at @V_and_A @RefugeeWeek #generations https://t.co/xXUmKXupXF https://t.co/5XFIieENFgLook what's in the museums' tunnel from the South Kensington station. What the poster doesn't say is that there is… https://t.co/8xa9RCskww @Dr_James_H @benandjerrysUK @benandjerrys @benandjerrys_jp @HelloRomans @CounterArts @McrMuseum @ward_esme @jturpiehttps://t.co/5lpQQPGNcG
Retweeted by Counterpoints ArtsOh this looks fantastic @aerosolali. Thank you for responding to our call so quickly and beautifully… https://t.co/dHQuEEmq5SNever underestimate the power of colour in the urban grey landscape. That, combined with something meaningful to re… https://t.co/c7Tq9kG1p2
Retweeted by Counterpoints ArtsWe're inviting you to go on a fact-finding mission! Find and share one fact about refugees through history that you… https://t.co/vkyv4KckEA
Retweeted by Counterpoints Artshttps://t.co/XV2p9dA93G conversation with @manafart https://t.co/jF7tVlmAi3
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6/21
2019
At @YouTube offices in London Covent Garden with @CounterArts sharing the #StoriesfromRwanda as part of… https://t.co/UlW0VXfvwW
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6/20
2019

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