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This Week’s Six Pillars Show – Curator-Artist Rami Farook
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This Week’s Six Pillars Show – Curator-Artist Rami Farook

Emirati curator and artist Rami Farook speaks to us from his Dubai arts studio and library ‘Satellite’. The dynamic space in the industrial area of Dubai is where Farook has a functioning disco booth installation for one, frequent group pop-up events and solo curated exhibitions. In the past Farook has featured on platforms such as … Continue reading

This Week’s Six Pillars Show  – Dissolving Self
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This Week’s Six Pillars Show – Dissolving Self

Iranian-Canadian media artist and director, Maziar Ghaderi discusses his artistic practice, Playformance: the unique synthesis of performance art and interactive technologies . Ghaderi visited the UAE this month for the International Symposium on Electronic Art, where he showcased, Dissolving Self: an interactive dance performance that translates movement to stellar visualizations inspired by Rumi’s mystic poetry. … Continue reading

Russo-Persian History – Mershon Center for International Security Studies
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Russo-Persian History – Mershon Center for International Security Studies

A historical, socio-political look at Perso-Russian relations. The Mershon Center for International Security Studies, Department of Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures, Center for Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies, Department of History, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, and Department of the History of Art at The Ohio State University are hosting this … Continue reading

This Week’s Six Pillars Radio Show – Artist Samira Hodaie
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This Week’s Six Pillars Radio Show – Artist Samira Hodaie

Iranian artist Samira Hodaie visits United Arab Emirates for her first solo show in the country “And the Dance Goes On” opens this week at Cube Arts gallery, DIFC, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The Tehran-based artist’s pointillist work draws from Iranian and Islamic heritage, embracing elements of pop culture and appearing at once like pixelated … Continue reading

The Internet, the Voice, the Gulf – Sharjah Art Foundation on This Week’s Six Pillars Radio Show
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The Internet, the Voice, the Gulf – Sharjah Art Foundation on This Week’s Six Pillars Radio Show

Curator Peter Lewis at the opening of the group show /seconds. in the Sharjah Art Foundation, United Arab Emirates. Lewis speaks about curating his web portal/ magazine for art and the process of installing the three dimensional works, ‘offline’. Plus on the same night we hear from French artist Fabienne Adeoud directly after her live … Continue reading

Iranian Composers Winner Ehsan Mohammadi’s London Performance
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Iranian Composers Winner Ehsan Mohammadi’s London Performance

Epic Persia composers competition -Winner announced + Performance, London Docklands Sinfonia announced the winner of its worthy but tiringly titled Epic Persia composers’ competition, in which composers based in Iran were asked to write a work around the theme of C16th Shahnameh, or The Book of Kings by Ferdowsi. The 80-person British orchestra performs an … Continue reading