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More than just ice: Changing perceptions of the Arctic by Jessi Thornton

Jessi Thornton on the illusion that the Arctic is an empty frontier, and why our forthcoming…15th July 2015

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Why Highlight Arctic: From Iraq to the Polar North

Dispatches from Highlight Arts project co-ordinator Yasmin Al-Hadithi who explores how she, an Iraqi Brit,…7th April 2015

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A different tune – music, identity and resistance in far west China by Nick Holdstock

Author Nick Holdstock explores musical traditions and pop sensibilities in Xinjiang, China. Before 2009 few…10th March 2015

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Submissions Open: Highlight Arctic 2016

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Glasgow to Lahore - a Highlight poetry project

Poetry translations

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This Room is Waiting - a book of poetry translations

Poetry Book

Reel Iraq (2013)

Festival23rd - 25th March 2014

Ali Ferzat

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Shooglenifty

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Erbil Literature Festival (2014)

Literary Festival22nd - 24th April 2014

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I Chose to Listen

Free download of poetry book

Reel Syria (2012)

Festival15th - 18th March 2012

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Dolphin Boy samples the streets of Beirut

New music commission

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A Little Perspective by Ryan Van Winkle

In April 2014 Highlight Arts were in Iraqi Kurdistan to work on a poetry translation project. Ryan Van…29th December 2014

My Arab Spring part 2 by Bill Drummond

Reel Syria 2012 aimed to present a nuanced portrait of the country and its people…28th December 2014

William Letford

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