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This Month’s Broadcasts – Six Pillars to Persia on Resonance104.4FM

mariam95398127All broadcasts of Six Pillars to Persia are on Thursdays 19.30-20hrs

Repeating Sundays 6.30am GMT

Thurs 9th Music and Syria.

Photographer Rita Kablan on Zaatari, a 200,000 population Syrian refugee camp in Jordan. As nations jockey for position at the January 22nd peace talks in Geneva, Iran leverages nuclear concessions with the US. And while Syrian rebel leaders transition from soldiers to statesmen, Kablan’s photos of Zaatari keep the human faces of this tragedy in focus. She speaks to our guest producers of: I Ran Into Iran.

Thurs 16th Young Gods – Art, Violence, Food

An interview with Yussef Hu for the unique exhibition of graduates and postgrads ‘Young Gods’, open simultaneously at both Griffin Gallery and Charlie Smith gallery London. With excerpts of Yu’s live performance the show is curated by Zavier Ellis, Director of Shoreditch gallery Charlie Smith, London and co-founder of The Future Can Wait.

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Thurs 23rd Mariam The Believer

Solo songstress and one half of Wild Birds and Peacedrums speaks to Six Pillars about her captivating work.

Thurs 30th New Music From Iran V

Following earlier episodes, Experimental music from Iran V includes what might be the first Trollstep track ever to be made in the Islamic Republic by prodcer Alek Ak. Featuring ambient electronica, soundscapes and composed music and fuelled by the amazing collection of music submitted for our recent Iran-UK Sonics residency call out.