This podcast episode, released for #WorldRefugeeDay 2020. features a conversation between Euchar Gravina, Artistic Director of Waterloo Festival and John Speyer, Director of Music in Detention.
Over the course of the episode, they chat about the creative work carried out in detention centres with refugees, the questions and challenges of this context as well as the connections built between those inside and outside the detention centres through the creative power of music.
Festivalcast, the Waterloo Festival's podcast series, is brought to you by Morley Radio.
Find out more: www.musicindetention.org.uk and oin the conversation at @MIDdetention. Listen again to the two tracks, and lots more:
Fundraise for MID at https://www.justgiving.com/music-in-detention
Background information on immigration detention: http://detentionforum.org.uk/ and https://migrationobservatory.ox.ac.uk/resources/briefings/immigration-detention-in-the-uk/
Black Lives and Immigration Detention: https://www.musicindetention.org.uk/news/black-lives-and-immigration-dete/