Our Resource Library contains a range of digital materials, some of which have been commissioned by Cross Borders. They can be used for reference by artists and activists from refugee and other migrant backgrounds practicing in Scotland, and the cultural organisations that work with them.
A series of podcast interviews by Najma Abukar with people who have lived experience of forced displacement and who are now settled in Scotland.
A podcast with Leena Nammari, a Palestinian artist printmaker based in Scotland. Leena talks about her favourite Scottish words, the essential herbs and spices to fill your suitcase with before you leave Palestine, and the feeling that, despite living here for decades, being here still feels temporary.
Beyond the Lines
Beyond the Lines is a poetic short film inspired by a collection of texts, sounds and stories by writers from refugee backgrounds now settled in Scotland.
Artists at Risk Connection
Artists at Risk Connection (ARC) safeguards the right to artistic freedom of expression and ensures that artists and cultural professionals everywhere can live and work without fear.
On the Move
On the Move provides resources for artists and culture professionals who want to work internationally.
The International Cities of Refuge Network
ICORN is an independent organisation of cities and regions offering shelter to writers and artists at risk, advancing freedom of expression, defending democratic values and promoting international solidarity.
Ettijahat is a cultural organisation working to promote independent culture across the Arab world. Our main goal is to activate the role of independent artists in enabling cultural, political and social change.
Promoting literature and defending freedom of expression worldwide since 1921
Migrants In Culture
Migrants In Culture is a migrant-led design agency, moving towards a collective capacity to imagine and to live without borders.
FACT – Easy Read Artist Contract
An open source template contract for artists that is accessible, easy to read, and free of jargon by artist Jack Ky Tan. Commissioned by FACT Liverpool.
Scottish Artists Union
The Scottish Artists Union is the representative voice for visual and applied artists in Scotland.
Scottish Contemporary Art Network
SCAN connects and champions Scotland’s contemporary art community.