All posts filed under: Exhibition

Flutter

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Exhibition / The Jungle

In a big flutter birds lift up into all four directions and the in-between ones, too… Residents of the migrant camp in Calais have started new journeys of defiance, obedience, relief or surrender – responding to the determination of the French authorities to finally win control back over the camp and clear it off residents. Off the face of the earth. Staff from Good Chance Theatre are on the ground to witness and share – so far, […]

Birds Crossing Borders exhibition launched

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Exhibition / News

On 01 September, we celebrated the opening of our Birds Crossing Borders exhibition with over 35 guests in an evening of sharing stories of migration and sharing food. We were excited to be joined by Nick Cowell and Carla Ferrari, two of six artists who created a bird design for our postcard set. We were also very pleased that some of our partners could join us because their support has been vital to the project: […]

Events for Birds Crossing Borders

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We’re excited to announce two London events: Join us on 01 September 6-8pm for the launch of the Birds Crossing Borders exhibition at Rich Mix’ Lower Cafe Gallery. Click here for more details. And if you fancy contributing to the creative dialogue why not joining us for a free drop-in arts workshop on 08 September 6-8pm at Rich Mix’ Lower Cafe Gallery. One of the most popular activity during our art workshops in the Jungle/Calais was […]

Moving On

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If I could draw cartoons I know exactly what I’d draw right now: a tall and steep cliff that looks unsurprisingly not unlike the White Cliffs of Dover . And at its foot, almost lost in the vast shadow cast by the very cliff: I’d draw a small little building saying ‘Gallery’. Still, you’d be able to see the beauty of the gallery: a modern yet quirky design, welcoming and vibrant, colourful and bright, inviting […]

Encouragement

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We are very pleased that Birds Crossing Borders has been recommended in London Calling’ s review of “Call my by my name: Stories from Calais and beyond” on 08 June. Tom Faber beautifully captures the essence of our project which simply seeks “to increase sympathy and understanding… it’s not providing solutions. It encourages us to think carefully and ask questions”. Read the full review here. And if you haven’d already done so you can still visit the exhibition until […]

Calais Stories

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Call me by my name: Stories from Calais and beyond has opened on 02 June and is a powerful tapestry of art work by those that have experienced migration directly as refugees and their families – as well as those with a more indirect experiences of migration through volunteering or their work or simply by being touched by stories of others in their community. A small section of our ‘bird cards’ have made it into the exhibition right […]

Call me by my name…

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Exhibition

  We are excited to be part of the latest exhibition of Migration Museum Project ‘Call me by my name: Stories from Calais and beyond’. From 02-22 June some of the amazing bird cards that you wrote and designed will showcase alongside other artist responses to the situation in the Jungle. If you want to contribute to the creative dialogue why not join us for our drop-in art workshop on Saturday 04 June from 2-4pm in […]