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Six Pillars Broadcast – The Sounds of Bahrain
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Six Pillars Broadcast – The Sounds of Bahrain

For this new series we focus on areas that in antiquity touched the Persian Empire via contemporary Iranian, Middle Eastern, North African and South Asian sound, art and culture. This week: the first of a series of three broadcasts made at Malja Studios in the Kingdom of Bahrain by Fari Bradley and Chris Weaver. A … Continue reading

Six Pillars Broadcast – Is There Any Arts Journalism Here?”
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Six Pillars Broadcast – Is There Any Arts Journalism Here?”

  “Art communication and critique, is there any arts journalism here?” This week it’s all about art critique (NB not necessarily criticism) and street art made for exhibition within the gallery setting. We hear from guest writer Kevin Jones, an independent arts critic and writer based 10 years in the Middle East, on the challenges … Continue reading

Fearless, the Next Wave of Iranian Art at Total Arts, Dubai.
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Fearless, the Next Wave of Iranian Art at Total Arts, Dubai.

Until April 30th you can walk into a space hidden in Dubai’s industrial district and examine a series of works that collectively point out how outdated mainstream curatorial considerations often is, of what is being made in the field of Iranian art today. Not exactly outsider art, nor art that necessarily consciously rejects the mainstream  … Continue reading