Award-winning photographer Daniel Castro Garcia confirmed for Journeys Festival International, Leice

Journeys Festival International is excited to announce that Daniel Castro Garcia, winner of the British Journal of Photography’s International Award 2017, is confirmed as the Look Up artist for Journeys Festival International, Leicester 2017 Look Up will present Daniel’s visually striking project Foreigner: Migration into Europe 2015 – 2016 in large scale on buildings across the city centre between 21 August – 3 September 2017 connecting the people of Leicester to the beautiful imagery and the poignant subjects in his photography series. Foreigner puts a face to the individuals caught up in the largest migrant movement since World War II. Visually striking, the portraits offer an emotional c

Whitworth Thursday Lates: Journeys Festival International Takeover

Thursday Lates: Journeys Festival International Takeover Thursday 22 June, 6-9pm The Whitworth, Oxford Road, Manchester, M15 6ER FREE Journeys Festival International host a unique, globally inspired takeover of the Whitworth, bringing the gallery to life with international sounds, performances and creativity from around the world. Celebrate the talents and stories of refugee and asylum seeker artists who now call the city home. Be inspired by John Akomfrah’s Vertigo Sea and Beyond Borders, a new South Asian textiles exhibition exploring post-colonial identity and displacement. Get crafty and join the craftivism movement with Asylum Matters, learn about how the Division of Psychology and Ment

Journeys Festival International Manchester partners with Orbit Festival 2017 at HOME

Journeys Festival International, Manchester (02 - 12 October #JFIMcr) is excited to partner with Orbit Festival 2017 at HOME, bringing a unique flavour to this innovative theatre festival. Orbit brings together new work from theatre makers across the globe who want to explore our place in the world. Many of these shows come straight from the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and this years festival will explore themes of how we navigate today’s world, forging and challenging our economic, political and social circumstance. What about our plans for the future and the threats to our ideals and aspirations we hold dear and hope will keep us safe? Like you, these artists are extraordinary. They have the

Leicester Refugee Week Events

MIGRATION MUSEUM CALL ME BY MY NAME Monday 19th – Friday 23rd June, 10am – 5pm Lightbox Gallery, LCB Depot, Rutland Street, Leicester LE1 1RE FREE Journeys Festival International present a pop up exhibition of the Migration Museum’s Call Me By My Name in the Lightbox Gallery. The exhibition will feature a replica refugee shelter, similar to those made to house refugees in the Calais ‘Jungle.’ Alongside this, striking photographs will give an insight into life in the refugee camp and the space will immerse you in the personal stories of those whose journeys led them to Calais. Facebook Event: http://ow.ly/ru0D30bPEqg LUNCHTIME COFFEE SHOP CONVERSATION In partnership with the British Red Cros

Refugee Week: Journeys Festival International Events

To celebrate #OurSharedFuture as part of Refugee Week (19th – 25th June) Journeys Festival International are hosting a series of warm up events in each festival city. We’re excited to share the dates with you and there’ll be lots more updates over the next couple of months! Migration Museum: Call Me By Name, Leicester #JFILeics Monday 19th – Friday 23rd June, 10am – 5pm Lightbox Gallery, LCB Depot, Rutland Street, Leicester LE1 1RE FREE Journeys Festival International present a pop up exhibition of the Migration Museum’s Call Me By My Name in the Lightbox Gallery. The exhibition will feature a replica refugee shelter, similar to those made to house refugees in the Calais ‘Jungle.’ Alongside

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