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Huge thanks to the festival for inviting the group to the UK’s largest celebration of animation

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We’re particularly interested in hearing from people with lived experience of migration as this group is under-represented in the creative workforce

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It was announced today that CAN will continue as part of Arts Council England’s national portfolio of regularly funded organisations

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An afternoon of creativity and coffee for artists from a forced migration background

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CAN's Creative Director Stella Barnes's paper from a symposium at the University of Manchester in June 2022

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Watch a fantastic film made by CAN Young Artists and find out what's coming up in the Summer

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CAN co-curated and co-hosted the panel discussion Refugee Arts Networks: Extending The Frame Panel Discussion In November 2021.

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CAN Do Creatives met Greater Manchester's cultural organisations at the CAN DO Creatives showcase

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We’ve finished the Libraries of Sanctuary project working with Crossing Footprints, Manchester, Oldham and Bolton Library Services and we’re celebrating the project’s impact.  

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We can’t underestimate the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic on communities in Greater Manchester who were already at the sharp end of inequality.

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Originally developed as part of Horizons Festival, catch Brouhaha created by Iraqi artists Sherko Abbas and Kani Kamil at HOME.

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During April – June, the group worked with artists Sanja Govorcin, Jaydev Mistry, and Chelsea Morgan on the theme of their environment.

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We're excited to be recruiting for a new Chair this autumn. The closing date for applications is Monday 1 November.

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Starting this autumn and winter, we’re beginning a new phase of exciting community focussed creative work in Manchester and we’re looking for passionate, creative and organised people to come and work with us and help us on this journey.

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Are you a trainer specialising in employability training for creative people - we'd like to hear from you.

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Why not be part of a course to improve your skills, and your employability in the creative sector?

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Despite lockdown we've been busy working with refugee and asylum seeker artists, communities and our partner HOME.

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Audiences were delighted to be reconnected with live music at a small, intimate and socially distanced performance by Seyed Ali Jaberi and the Hamdel Ensemble after a break of 16 months away from performing live.

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Saturday 5 June marks the one-year anniversary of Manchester’s Black Lives Matter demonstration.

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People across the globe are rallying against the killing of Black people by the police and against racism, racialised inequality, discrimination, violence, and oppression.

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