University of Birmingham and Centrala Space proudly present the launch of the report ‘In between spaces’.

This research project looks at the level of visibility and inclusion of Central and Eastern European (CEE) artists and their work in the UK.

Together, with the panel of experts from the field of art and culture, we will present and discuss professional barriers faced by CEE artists living and working in Britain.

𝑻𝒉𝒆 𝒆𝒙𝒑𝒆𝒓𝒕𝒔 𝒚𝒐𝒖 𝒘𝒊𝒍𝒍 𝒎𝒆𝒆𝒕 𝒐𝒏 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒅𝒂𝒚 𝒂𝒓𝒆:

❗ Steve Ball, Director of Culture Central and Associate Director at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre where he oversees learning, participation and community engagement.

❗ Alicja Kaczmarek – Director of Polish Expats Association and Centrala Space. Cultural producer, community leader focused on improving integration of Central and Eastern European communities and representation of CEE art in Britain.

❗ Lara Ratnaraja – freelance consultant specialising in ideas, innovation, leadership, collaboration, cultural policy implementation within the HE, cultural and digital sector.

❗ Dr Nando Sigona – a social scientist with over fifteen years research and teaching experience in migration, refugee, citizenship and ethnic studies.

❗Hugh James – Senior Relationship Manager at Arts Council England.

The panel discussion will be followed by DRINKS and NETWORKING.