PORTSMOUTH: Creative Responses from UoP Illustration BA Students

As part of Journeys Festival International a shipping container, symbolic of export and transference of place is brought to each city. In Portsmouth, the container was placed in the Eldon Building Courtyard, in the centre of the Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries. Throughout the festival, the container underwent its usual transformation from industrial shipping container to innovative project space. The Container began by hosting the WELL-COME project, in partnership with Aspex. Working alongside local urban artist M-One and Portsmouth's leading contemporary gallery, ten young artists from the local refugee and asylum seeker community explored their creative talents in a series of a

PORTSMOUTH: Sanctuary/Sustenance: The Story of Many Journeys

Journeys Festival International, Portsmouth is incredibly excited to present the UK premiere of ARTS WORKS Sanctuary/Sustenance: The Story of Many Journeys. Place: Portsmouth Cathedral Date: Friday 21 October 2016 Time: 7:30PM - 9PM Approx. 20 minute length installations, so feel free to pop in anytime to experience this unique event. Over 65 million people are currently without a permanent home. They have had to flee because of war or persecution. After visiting New York, Chicago, Rome, Beirut and other cities across the globe, Sanctuary/Sustenance makes it's UK debut in the stunning setting of Portsmouth Cathedral. This amazing, immersive multimedia projection of photography, film and musi

PORTSMOUTH: Let's Go Fly A Kite!

Let’s Go Fly A Kite 11AM to 5PM Saturday 15th October Portsmouth Guildhall Let's Go Fly a Kite will be a day of FREE family friendly activity, celebrating the vibrant kite flying cultures across the globe, an activity that is synonymous with freedom, the outdoors and creativity. BRONZE ROOM There will be hands-on kite making workshops, led by the expert kite makers from Community Kite Project. You'll be able to make and decorate your own kite, learn to fly it in the beautiful building of Portsmouth Guildhall, and be able to take your kite home at the end of the day too! ZODIAC ROOM The International Kite Project will give people the opportunity to digitally fly a kite, using motion sensor

NEWS: PORTSMOUTH Coffee Shop Conversations

Coffee Shop Conversations are a unique opportunity within the Journeys Festival International programme of event, to discuss and exchange views with refugee and asylum seeker artists over the domestic ritual of coffee and cake. We want to encourage greater understanding, tolerance and dialogue through these events and take a small step towards tackling the issues of isolation, misconception and alienation. Come along to listen, discuss and share experiences... as well as enjoy complimentary tea, coffee and cake. #REFUGEES WELCOME: CITIZENS OF EUROPE WEDS 12 OCTOBER 10:30AM - 12 NOON AURORA, 40 ALBERT ROAD, SOUTHSEA PO5 2SJ How can we share the stories and powerful experiences of refugees and

PORTSMOUTH: Look Up // Nikos Papadopoulos // Plasticobilism

As part of Journeys Festival International Portsmouth 10 - 22 October, we will be presenting the internationally acclaimed artist Nikos Papadopoulos photographic series Plasticoblism. Check out the Plasticobilism Fan Page here. Look Up is a high impact, large scale outdoor visual arts exhibition on the exteriors of selected buildings across Portsmouth's cityscape, including The Astoria, The British Red Cross building and Wight Link Ferry Terminal. Ahead of the install we managed to grab 10 minutes with the artist to find out a bit more about him and what his artworks represent. Hi Nikos! Please tell us a little bit more about yourself. My name is Nikos Papadopoulos, I’m thirty-seven years ol

MANCHESTER: Coffee Shop Conversations

Coffee Shop Conversations are a unique opportunity within the Journeys Festival International programme of event, to discuss and exchange views with refugee and asylum seeker artists over the domestic ritual of coffee and cake. We want to encourage greater understanding, tolerance and dialogue through these events and take a small step towards tackling the issues of isolation, misconception and alienation. Come along to listen, discuss and share experiences... as well as enjoy complimentary tea, coffee and cake. WOMEN REFUGEES: TELLING UNTOLD STORIES THURS 6 OCT 4PM HOME, 2 TONY WILSON PLACE, FIRST ST, MANCHESTER M15 4FN How can we share the stories and experiences of female refugees and asy

EXCLUSIVE: LOOK UP// THE BEHOLDER// ONLINE GALLERY

Journeys Festival International Manchester is presenting Jamal Jameel's striking photographic series The Beholder as part of Look Up - a high impact, large scale outdoor visual arts exhibition on the exteriors of iconic buildings across Manchester's cityscape. From Contact and the National Football Museum to Afflecks, there'll be six art works for you to find across the city. Join us on the Art Walk on Tues 11 October 6PM - 7PM, starting at the National Football Museum. Want more? The Journeys Festival International team had the pleasure of choosing our favourites from a fantastic series and we didn't want you to miss out! So here are the other artworks from the series, an exclusive taster,

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