Six Pillars Broadcast – Circular Landscapes
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Six Pillars Broadcast – Circular Landscapes

Two live performance pieces by Fari Bradley and Chris Weaver: ‘Circular Landscapes’ commissioned by Maraya Art Centre in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. The two works were composed mainly of sounds recorded in the Mleiha Desert, a site of great archaeological significance since early man’s migration out of Africa, and the Sharjah Airport, the first airport in … 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 – Cultures Flowing In: Estuaries and Cassettes
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Six Pillars Broadcast – Cultures Flowing In: Estuaries and Cassettes

  Sounds from the Estuary, where a festival celebrates cultures that entered England on boats from the East sea upriver. Featuring Raga Dawn a sunrise vocal performance to performed outdoors from the last hours of the night until the very early morning. A composition for two voices (spoken and sung) and site-specific sound. “A vocal … Continue reading

This Week’s Six Pillars Radio Show – Karachi Interior
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This Week’s Six Pillars Radio Show – Karachi Interior

          Artist Roohi S. Ahmed on the opening of her solo show Liminal Space at Karachi’s Koel Gallery, plus selected sounds from Karachi-streets, lined with cows and goats at this time of year, emblematic of Karachi’s informal and political scene and the wider social webs of Pakistan. Broadcasts on air across … Continue reading

This Week’s Six Pillars – A Karachi Phonology
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This Week’s Six Pillars – A Karachi Phonology

Wed 23rd September, repeats Friday 23rd, 2015 Colourful phonology and excerpts from conversations across the world’s 2nd most populous city, Karachi. Interviewees include performance artist Jamal Ashiqain on performance and his practice in Pakistan, and professional driver Jawed Iqbal, commenting on the proliferation of pan-tobacco chewing in Karachi. Technology, the arts scene, the streets, what … Continue reading