Six Pillars Broadcast: Contemporary Dance, Tunis
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Six Pillars Broadcast: Contemporary Dance, Tunis

  This week: Oumaïma Manaï, a young choreographer from Tunisia, discusses her role at the Tunisian Pavilion at Venice Biennale, and the role of hip hop in offering Tunisian youth an alternative language by which to express themselves. The pavilion holds no artworks but employs dance as a means of animating the debate on migration, … Continue reading

This Week’s Show: Film Director Moncef Dhouib + Dancer Wael Maghni, JAOU Tunis
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This Week’s Show: Film Director Moncef Dhouib + Dancer Wael Maghni, JAOU Tunis

At JAOU Tunis, a symposium on Visual Culture in an Age of Global Conflict, we spoke to Moncef Dhouib, a renowned Tunisian film director, actor, screenwriter. The symposium took place at the Bardo Museum, Tunisia as it had done last year, despite horrific attacks on tourists earlier this year by militants. Dhouib is a veteran … Continue reading

New Podcast @6pillars: Maziar Ghaderi, Mystic Translator
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New Podcast @6pillars: Maziar Ghaderi, Mystic Translator

Iranian-Canadian media artist Maziar Ghaderi discusses his artistic practice, Playformance, the unique synthesis of performance art and interactive technology . Ghaderi visited the UAE this month for the International Symposium of Electronic Art (ISEA2014), where he showcased, Dissolving Self, an interactive performance that translates dance movements into stellar visualizations. The piece was inspired by Rumi’s … Continue reading

This Week’s Six Pillars Broadcast – Show Your Love Don’t Throw it to Babylon
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This Week’s Six Pillars Broadcast – Show Your Love Don’t Throw it to Babylon

Hooray!  It’s all about value this week. We’ve tickets to give away to From Babylon to London at Jackson’s Lane Theatre February 16th, plus we’ll earmark several ResonanceFM fundraisers events going on around Valentine’s day, a chance for you to ‘show your love’. So get a pen and paper ready and catch the show LIVE … Continue reading

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Iranian Dance: Axis of Love

Banafsheh Sayyad dances a piece based on Iranian traditional dances that are deeply rooted in the Sufi movement of spinning. Sufi whirling/ spinning is a form of physically active meditation which originated among Sufis, and which is still practiced by the Sufi Mevlevi Dervishes. This is a customary dance performed within the worship ceremony, through … Continue reading