The Rights Studio

The Rights Studio is a creative hub for people and organisations to engage on human rights issues affecting children, young people and future generations in creative and artistic ways.

Read our latest issue of What Lies Beneath on Movement, a magazine that explores big issues facing humanity from the intersection of human rights and the arts.

Weekly Journal

Our latest thinking

Poetry as Strategy

“Poetry is not a luxury. It is a vital necessity of our existence. It forms the quality of the light within which we predicate our hopes and dreams towards survival and change, first made into language, then into an idea, then into more tangible action. — Audre Lorde

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Movement: Bodies in Motion

We are born through movement. From our youngest days, we are nurtured to move, to grab, to crawl. We are taught how to walk, how to run, how to climb.

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Memory Moves.

By Kerry Whigham. We see the past through two lenses that inform each other, that overlap: history and memory. History encompasses everything that occurred in the past. The facts. The events. The dates…

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Movement: When Stories Take us Places

by Irene Caselli. I recently took my son on a trip to a small village in Ghana, near the city of Kumasi. There we met Adjoa, a young girl who told us the story of her older sister: a wooden doll named Akua’ba that her mother carried on her back before Adjoa was born.

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Our latest Collaborations

Creative Praxis and Working with Children and Young People

Co-founder Veronica Yates took part in the third in a series of grounded dialogues on child and youth rights, hosted by Rejuvenate. Born at the Institute of Development Studies, Rejuvenate is a project that recognises the value that children and young people can bring when they are given the space and support to do so.

The event took place online on February 23rd, 2022. It can be watched here.

Our Stories, Our Faces, Our Voices: Who Tells Our Story?

Co-Founder and Art Director, Miriam Sugranyes took part in the 4th Conversation of the series Reconstructing Children’s Rights, an online institute about dismantling racism, neo-colonialism, and patriarchy in humanitarian and development efforts to protect children and support families.

A recording of the conversation, broadcasted on November 10th, 2021, can be watched here.

“In an ever-changing, incomprehensible world the masses had reached the point where they would, at the same time, believe everything and nothing, think that everything was possible and that nothing was true.”

— Hannah Arendt