Contributions of Migrant and Refugee Art in the UK
Tom Green - Senior Producer, Counterpoints Arts
Emily Churchill Zaraa - Refugee Week UK Coordinator, Counterpoints Arts
Nour-Ani Sisserian - Actor, Performer, Comedian from Armenia
Nour-Ani Sisserian: Insta: nourp_
This episode was the first one in our Migrant Ground series and the reason for it being the first one is its importance. Arts build and shape the culture of a society. The more diverse it is, the richer it is. In this episode, we talked with our guests; Tom Green - Senior Producer, Counterpoints Arts, Emily Churchill Zaraa - Refugee Week UK Coordinator and Nour-Ani Sisserian - Actor, Performer, Comedian from Armenia, on the importance of this diversity in UK art and culture bring to our shores by migrants all over the world from many decades. We also discussed the challenges and narratives around migrant arts and artists in the UK.
You can listen to the 1st episode by clicking the play button below
Entrepreneurship and Employment
Sheila Heard - Transition London
Fred Kastner - Director, TERN
Amr Sabbah - Founder, Sangha
Sangha: Insta: our.sangha
In this episode, we delve into the opportunities available in the UK for refugees in terms of employment and business. We discuss the challenges refugees face whilst working in the UK and the contribution refugees make to society. We challenge the false narrative which is often associated with refugees that they “take Britain’s jobs”.
You can listen to this episode by clicking the play button below