This autumn we have had the chance to listen to the London-based community artist Arjunan Manuelpillai talk with practitioners from the UK and Finland about their experiences and best practices when working with migrants. After seven episodes of the Working with Migrants -podcast the series culminates in a live discussion at the 5th Platforma Festival in Kent.
Four artists working with migrants will join the live discussion: Henna Asikainen, Aida Silvestri, Rich Wiles and Mooch. The discussion will be followed by networking and the launch of Migrants in Culture Survey.
5th Platforma Festival, The Glassworks Studio, Folkestone Quarterhouse, Mill Bay, Folkestone Kent CT20 1BN, https://www.platforma.org.uk/pf_events/platforma-5-four-artists/, 27 October, 11am–1pm, free admission
You can listen to the podcast on Spreaker and Spotify: https://www.spreaker.com/show/working-with-migrants
The conversation on the issues raised will continue on social media with #workingwithmigrants.
Photo: Aino-Sofia Niklas-Salminen