Alternarration – Digital Stories




Going for Gold Residential 2018

Earlier this year we were fortunate enough to be part of a partnership that received funding from Erasmus to run a ‘Youth Exchange’ residential on the West Coast of Ireland. This residential will be taking place between 26th October and 1st November and will involve...

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Old and New Peshkar Artists

On Friday 5th October 2018, we opened the doors at Peshkar HQ to a new batch of artists looking to join our artist development pool. Our call went out in September and we were thrilled with the amount of applications that we received from a huge range of artists. Our...

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Pedro Peshkar

In early September, Peshkar welcomed Pedro Parente on an Erasmus placement to come and work with us for three months. Pedro is from Portugal and was one of the participants on the Under 25 residency programme. Whlile he is with us, he is predominantly working on the...

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Alternarration Workshops

Alternarration Workshops by Alternarration Artists: Michael-Jon Mizra, Melanie Phillips and Rabhia Saeeda Tuesday 28th August 2018 and / or Wednesday 29th August 2018 Oldham Library Greaves Street Oldham OL1 1AL Free digital art workshops looking at radical identity,...

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Information on GDPR

Information on GDPR As you are undoubtedly aware, 25th May is the day on which the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into place. This impacts the way in which organisations are expected to treat the data that they hold on individuals. Peshkar treats...

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Alternarration Artist Callout

Alternarration In March 2018, Peshkar embarked on a new European partnership project, working with partners in Belgium and Macedonia on a project funded through the Erasmus+ programme entitled ‘Alternarration’. Alternarration will approach the sensitive issue of youth...

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Originally formed in 1991 as a community theatre project for Oldham’s Asian community, Peshkar has evolved into the UK’s leading participatory arts organisation targeting young people who are deemed hard to reach or socially disadvantaged.

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