Liberty EU & Journeys Festival International – Invitation for proposals

ArtReach producers of Journeys Festival International are seeking artistic proposals from artists who have sought sanctuary in Europe aged between 18 – 30 based in Europe making work for the digital realm, whose freedom of movement is or has been restricted or negatively impacted because of their immigration status. In recent months across Europe, people’s freedom of movement has been restricted due to national policies to slow the spread of Covid-19. For many people this is the first time their personal freedom of movement has been limited in this way. This has caused unfamiliar feelings of fear, frustration, inconvenience and unfairness. But for people experiencing forced migration due to

Journeys Festival International 2020 enters the new decade with digital!

Journeys Festival International (JFI), with the kind support of its partners and funders, continues to commission and curate an annual programme of work exploring the refugee experience through artistic and  creative  encounters. Amid the challenges experienced by all in the creative community following the outbreak of Covid-19, JFI will adapt its programme and promises audiences the same incredible experiences created by artists with lived experience of seeking sanctuary through a predominantly digital offer this Summer and Autumn. Produced by ArtReach, and normally taking place in Leicester, Manchester and Portsmouth, this year the Festival will bring its vibrant mix of performances, exhib

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