Our Advisory Group

The festival’s Advisory Group represents an array of voices from the Scottish cultural, education and third sectors as well as individuals with lived experience of forced displacement.  

Current members are: 

  • Selma Augestad (National Officer, Equality, Educational Institute of Scotland) 
  • Rose Filippi (Development Manager, Maryhill Integration Network) 
  • Paria Goodarzi (Visual Artist & Art Facilitator, Distanced Assemblage)  
  • Bella Hoogeveen (Secretariat Co-ordinator, UNESCO Chair: Refugee Integration through Languages and the Arts) 
  • Chris Jamieson (Open Museum Manager, Open Museum-Glasgow) 
  • Dr Angela Massafra (Learning & Access Curator, GoMA) 
  • Peter Nurick (Communities Producer, V&A Dundee) 
  • Natalia Palombo (Freelance Producer/Director, Many Studios) 
  • Chris Afuakwah (Storytelling Officer, Scottish Refugee Council) 

Organisations previously represented in the Advisory Group have included: 

A Moments Peace Theatre Company, Amnesty International, British Red Cross, CAMASS (Cameroonian refugee community group), CCA, Central West Integration Network, Citizens Theatre, Confab, Cranhill Development Trust, Deveron Projects, Fugees United, Glasgow City Council, Glasgow Housing Association, Glasgow Film Theatre, Govan Community Project, GRAMNet, Kinning Park Complex, Migrant Help, Positive Action in Housing, Project X, Refuweegee, Tron Theatre, Voluntary Arts Scotland and Wheatley Group.