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Six Pillars Broadcast – UAE Arts

Hind and Wael on Six Pillars

This week: the first of 4 guest-produced episodes from Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

By Wael Hattar and Hind Mezaina.

Episode 1: “Foundations/ Private Organisations Developing Local Artists

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Dr Ali MacGilp Photo: Amar Al Attar

Featuring guest Dr Ali MacGilp of the Maraya Arts Centre in Sharjah, UAE.

Both Hind Mezaina and Wael Hattar art artists amongst other things.

Mezaina is a blogger (The Culturist) highlighting culture events and writing short form reviews for the UAE and international film festivals, and is currently studying art with the Salama Foundation Fellowship in Abu Dhabi. Hattar is a UAE-based installation artist and the founder of Young Collector’s Collective in Dubai a pioneering initiative to bring new collectors into the art scene in which he leads tours to different shows across the Emirates.

Broadcast times:

Wednesdays 9-9.30pm UK time – currently BST (midnight-12:30 GST)
Repeats Fridays 3.30-4pm UK time – currently BST (7:30-8pm GST)
Listen on air or on digital across London – otherwise online here.

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