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We live in a political climate that is hostile to immigration across the board. In this context, complicated and...
Wednesday 3rd October marked the launch of our annual exhibition ‘A New Beginning’ which highlights the dreams and challenges...
It was a huge honour to be have been awarded the Inclusive Employment Award at the Lord Mayor’s Dragon Awards for our collaboration with international law firm Mayer Brown. Our Employment Academy works with employers to provide refugees with training and work placements to support their start into work. Matthew Powell, Breaking Barriers’ CEO: “We are hugely privileged to have been awarded such a prestigious award. Mayer Brown have...
Exhibitions & Events
A New Beginning aims to break with a heavily defined representation of refugees and displacement through creative and collaborative images.
We wanted to let young refugees tell their stories in their own words, so we commission and curated an exhibition to record the journeys of a series of refugees and asylum seekers who arrived in the UK as minors and are now coming of age.
An exhibition of portraits by Caroline Irby made of refugees who are settling in the UK: the portraits are accompanied by an interview from Veronique Mistiaen who captures the moment every refugee first felt free or safe.