Six Pillars Broadcast – Outside the Turner Prize
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Six Pillars Broadcast – Outside the Turner Prize

The Turner Prize (est. 1984) is awarded annually to an artist born, living or working in Britain, for an outstanding exhibition presentation of their work anywhere in the world the previous year. However the jury is specifically composed of national and international curators, writers and even musicians. What does this self-consciously British show look like … 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

New Six Pillars Podcast: Curating Commercial Galleries
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New Six Pillars Podcast: Curating Commercial Galleries

This week: art scenes in the UAE (3 of 4) exploring the role of curated shows at commercial galleries and the means of commissioning these shows from visiting curators, and the response of audiences outside of market forces to them. Speaking are Isabelle van den Eynde of IVDE and her gallerist Maria Mumtaz , co-director … Continue reading

New Six Pillars Podcast – Art Institutions in the UAE
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New Six Pillars Podcast – Art Institutions in the UAE

  Art scenes in the UAE (episode 2 of 4): how institutions housing galleries navigate public, private and education programming. With New York University, Abu Dhabi art gallery director and curator Maya Allison; and assistant curator Bana Kattan. The current show, pictured, is by sculptor Diana Al Hadid (Syria/America). Guest produced by Wael Hattar and … 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

Six Pillars Broadcast – Institutional Art Galleries in the Emirates
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Six Pillars Broadcast – Institutional Art Galleries in the Emirates

This week: one of four of our guest-produced episodes from the United Arab Emirates in the Middle East. Episode 2: How institutions housing galleries navigate public, private and education programming.  With New York University, Abu Dhabi art gallery director and curator Maya Allison and assistant curator Bana Kattan. The current show at NYUAD Art Gallery … Continue reading