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2nd International Arts and Homelessness Summit

2nd International Arts and Homelessness Summit

2nd International Arts and Homelessness Summit

Monday, October 11, 2021

In partnership with Coventry City of Culture and a co-produced steering group made up of people who are or have been homeless and the Coventry homelessness community, Arts & Homelessness International are delighted to announce the 2nd International Arts and Homelessness Summit.

Due to COVID travel restrictions, our 2nd Summit will be blended face-to-face in Coventry and on Zoom.

Highlights of the Programme include:

Day One – Monday 11th October 


  • Intersectionality between arts/homelessness with migration, criminal justice system, LGBTQIA+, veterans, mental health etc
  • Arts and homelessness in the global south
  • Policy co-creation using Legislative Theatre

Practice exchange/professional development:

  • Dance
  • Theatre/putting on a production including a excerpt from one-woman show, ‘Eng-er-land’ by Hannah Kumari

Plus – project ‘speed dating’!

Day Two – Tuesday 12th October


  • Co-creation
  • Cultural spaces and homelessness
  • Restorative practice from North America
  • Open Space discussion led by the audience

Practice exchange/professional development:

  • Drumming
  • Music production
  • Creative writing

Day Three – Wednesday 13th October


  • Women and homelessness
  • Psycho-social support and trauma-informed care from Africa
  • Cardboard Citizens Arts and Social Change afternoon
  • Summit reflections and actions

Practice exchange/professional development:

  • COVID projects
  • Monitising your work as an artist

Tickets (online and in person) – Pay What You Can via Coventry City of Culture’s website

50% of the tickets are reserved for people who are or have been homeless on our guest list. Email matt@artshomelessint.com if you qualify and would like to attend.

Source: https://artshomelessint.com/what-we-do/projects/current-projects/2nd-international-arts-and-homelessness-summit/

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