film excerpt from 28 Days Greater, filmed by Rosie Powell

About

Carolyn Defrin is a socially engaged artist, researcher and facilitator with 20 years' experience working at the intersection of arts and community development.

Through film, installation, theatre, poetry and music, she collaborates with artists, activists, educators and community developers to express and understand social issues. 

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Current
 

Bubble Dreams  - digital art commission by Dulwich Picture Gallery for Tessa Jowell Health Centre

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28 Days Greater - a collection of 28 short films about cycles, power and periods.

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Kissing Project  - an ongoing multimedia platform celebrating diversity through stories that begin with a kiss

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Upcoming

Botany Bay- Evaluating gardens and museums project about the need to decolonise horticulture with Border Crossings
 

Powerful Partnerships- Researching and developing new case studies for social prescribing arts activities within mental health and SEN contexts.

Publications:
Reframing migrant narratives through arts practice and its dissemination, Arts and Refugees: Multidisciplinary Perspectives (Vol. 2) Centre for Ethnic and Migration Studies, Liege Universite, [forthcoming, 2023]