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This Week’s Six Pillars Show – Women and Sweet Choices
Contemporary Music / Music / Schedule

This Week’s Six Pillars Show – Women and Sweet Choices

Women and Sweet Choices This week’s guest host is Nesa Azadikhah a sound artist, music producer and Dj living In Tehran. Azadikhah has shown work both in Dubai and Iran and brings her sounds to Resonance104.4FM. Broadcasts today March 10th at 21hrs-21.:30, repeats Thurs 4pm on 104.4FM in London – Listen online via the RadioPlayer Continue reading

New Podcast – Shahram Karimi + Shoja Azari, Persian Coffeehouse Paintings
Art / Fine art and design / iran

New Podcast – Shahram Karimi + Shoja Azari, Persian Coffeehouse Paintings

The exhibition Blazing Grace was a reflection on the First Gulf War, 1990 to 1991, and the wider effects of its military action in the Middle East. Part of an ongoing collaboration between the Iranian painter Shahram Karimi and his childhood friend video artist Shoja Azari – both regular collaborators with artist Shirin Neshat, the … Continue reading

This Week’s Six Pillars – Mahsa and Marjan Vahdat in London
Contemporary Music / iran / Music

This Week’s Six Pillars – Mahsa and Marjan Vahdat in London

Sister vocalists and songwriters Mahsa and Marjan Vahdat sing folk and classical in Persian. Their elevating, haunting voices are “their artistic cause” and the reason for which they left Iran, in order to be able to perform. Now they appear in north London’s Art Depot, Finchley in the Pentland Theatre on February 28th. The sisters’ songs … Continue reading

This Week’s Radio Show – Revolution Sharjah
Contemporary Music / Music / Radio / Schedule

This Week’s Radio Show – Revolution Sharjah

Considered one of the more conservative Emirates in the UAE (United Arab Emirates) Sharjah in fact plays host to one of the most important biennials in the region, the Sharjah Biennial. In 2011 events in Bahrain kicked off during the biennial, drawing artists and curators to publicly condemn the deaths caused by the protests and … Continue reading

This Week’s Six Pillars Radio Show – Sound Awakener
Radio / Schedule

This Week’s Six Pillars Radio Show – Sound Awakener

Six Pillars launches the season with a commissioned show from Vietnamese composer and performer Nhung Nguyễn, aka Soundawakener. Based in Hanoi, Vietnam, Soundawakener has begun this year to release her compositions on ambient net-label Petroglyph in Norway and works to develop her own techniques of composition and improvisation. Her sounds are minimal and mostly exacted … Continue reading

New Podcast – The Internet, the Voice, the Gulf – Sharjah Art Foundation
Art / Podcasts

New Podcast – The Internet, the Voice, the Gulf – Sharjah Art Foundation

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 Audeoud directly after her live … Continue reading