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Six Pillars Broadcast – Zoroastrians Iran to India
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Six Pillars Broadcast – Zoroastrians Iran to India

“Zoroastrianism is one of the world’s oldest monotheistic religions. It was founded by the Prophet Zoroaster in ancient Iran approximately 3500 years ago.” (BBC) This week a guest slot from Polite Conversations a serial podcast presented and produced by Eiynah Mohammed Smith in Canada. Mohammed Smith speaks here to a former priest of the Zoroastrian … Continue reading

New Six Pillars Podcast – Bahrain Music Scene
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New Six Pillars Podcast – Bahrain Music Scene

Informal interviews with musicians from the Bahrain music scene that exist around Malja Studios on Amwaj Island. A collaboration with Maxeem Meraki a local bouzouki player, led to this conversation in which he explains how he, as “a heavy metal fan all the way”, came to love and learn the Greek bouzouki in the Middle … Continue reading

Six Pillars Broadcast – Middle East for Trump & Welcome Graffiti in Beirut
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Six Pillars Broadcast – Middle East for Trump & Welcome Graffiti in Beirut

This week Six Pillars airs audio from the Kerning Cultures podcast, a widely collaborative project based between Dubai and USA, via other countries. Their piece Middle East for Trump caught our attention as they interviewed unlikely Trump supporters in USA prior to the highly publicised media circus that is the American elections. “You can imagine … Continue reading

Six Pillars Broadcast- Shadi Habib Allah & Samson Young
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Six Pillars Broadcast- Shadi Habib Allah & Samson Young

This week: sounds from Frieze Art Fair 2016 where Green Art Gallery, Dubai, exhibited Palestinian artist Shadi Habib Allah’s mobile phone installation ‘A Defective Wave Shields Disparate Topographies.’ Plus a discussion with Samsung Young, a Frieze Project 2016 artist and composer set to represent Hong Kong in 2017 Venice Biennial. Continue reading

Six Pillars Broadcast – Frieze Sounds
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Six Pillars Broadcast – Frieze Sounds

Today on Six Pillars sounds from the Frieze Art fair, with support from Iranian artist Shirin Fathi, we speak to Gypsum Gallery Cairo presenting a performance by Mahmoud Khaled, Proyectos Ultravioleta from Guatemala with mother daughter duo Elisabeth Wild and Vivian Suter who are based in Lake Atitlán – a mythically significant lake in Guatemala … Continue reading