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Iranian Composers Winner Ehsan Mohammadi’s London Performance
classical music / Contemporary Music / Music

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

This Week’s Six Pillars Show – Interference: New Media Art
Art / digital arts / Fine art and design / Radio / Schedule

This Week’s Six Pillars Show – Interference: New Media Art

For this week’s show we hear from curator and photography professor Flounder Lee, as he tours the Interference show at Dubai’s Farjam Foundation gallery. The video works in the show include three Iranian artists all of whom have been on the Six Pillars radio show in the past: Anahita Razmi, Shoja Azari and Shahram Karimi. … Continue reading

Six Pillars – New Season. Today – El Seed, Calligraffitist
Art / Fine art and design / Radio / Schedule

Six Pillars – New Season. Today – El Seed, Calligraffitist

Now produced from the United Arab Emirates, Six Pillars weekly show broadcasts on Tuesdays 21.00-21.30 hrs and repeats Thursdays 16.00-16.30 hrs. This week Neil Van Der Linden, editor of the Gulf Art Guide interviews Tunisian, currently Dubai-based calligraffiti artist El Seed, while on his residency at Tashkeel gallery. In a country where graffiti is more … Continue reading

Ari Folman at the ICA
Theatre and Film

Ari Folman at the ICA

You may remember the brilliant animation set in Lebanon Waltz with Bashir. Director Ari Folman brings us The Congress (Israel/Poland/Luxembourg/France/Germany) in which Robin Wright (House of Cards) plays herself as an actress now out of favour with the fickle Hollywood. Based on Solaris by Stanisław Lem (Solaris), The Congress is “both a sobering comment on … Continue reading