This Week’s Six Pillars – European Everything – Norway at Documenta14
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This Week’s Six Pillars – European Everything – Norway at Documenta14

As the quinquennial Documenta 14 opens in its second city, Kassel in Germany, we hear from participating artist Joar Nango. One of the endangered Sámi tribes in Norway, Nango is an architect who creates installations and collaborative works with the environment and social context in mind. His open air piece at Athens Conservatoire is called … Continue reading

We, the People – Trump’s Immigration Ban
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We, the People – Trump’s Immigration Ban

A guest episode from Kerning Cultures this week, examines Trump’s immigration ban from a a very human perspective. Since Trump announced his ban, thousands were affected. Most were prohibited from boarding planes from foreign destinations because airlines pay a fine of USD 3,000 per each passenger they permit aboard, if improperly brought to USA. Hundreds … Continue reading

Six Pillars Broadcast – Middle East for Trump & Welcome Graffiti in Beirut
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Six Pillars Broadcast – Middle East for Trump & Welcome Graffiti in Beirut

This week Six Pillars airs audio from the Kerning Cultures podcast, a widely collaborative project based between Dubai and USA, via other countries. Their piece Middle East for Trump caught our attention as they interviewed unlikely Trump supporters in USA prior to the highly publicised media circus that is the American elections. “You can imagine … Continue reading

Currently Listening to…Johnny Be Good, Persian Version
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Currently Listening to…Johnny Be Good, Persian Version

These guys never take themselves too seriously. Their mixture of folk, prose and classical Persian music is made contemporary by their approach. Velshodegan are composition, voice and tar – M. Fallahi, composition, voice and fiddle – Behzad Hassanzadeh, tombak and prose – Mohammad Bahar. Check their video below for their parody of the mundane, a … Continue reading

Electronic Music From Tehran, The Wire Magazine
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Electronic Music From Tehran, The Wire Magazine

The Wire Magazine‘s October 2016 issue, 392, features this article on the electronic music being made in Iran today. The Wire maintains its quality of work via magazine purchases, but as it is not deliverable in Iran, they have agreed for us to post it here. The article is also available as .pdf, hosted on … Continue reading

Six Pillars Broadcast – Politicising Tourism in Palestine
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Six Pillars Broadcast – Politicising Tourism in Palestine

This week highlights from the event Politicising Tourism in Palestine, part of the Crisis and Creativity A Season of Contemporary Films from and about the ‘Arab world’ series of events at The Mosaic Rooms, London, curated by Shohini Chaudhuri.  Broadcast Times Six Pillars broadcasts on air on 104.4FM, on digital radio signal and online Wednesday … Continue reading