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

Six Pillars Broadcast- Tunisia at Venice Bienniale
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Six Pillars Broadcast- Tunisia at Venice Bienniale

“The Absence of Paths” Lina Lazaar, curator of the Tunisian Pavilion at Venice Biennial, the first since 1958, explains to Fari Bradley The Absence of Paths, and how come there are no artworks as such, but 30 Tunisians, including dancers and ‘performers’ who were once would-be migrants out of Tunisia, in the pavilion at the … Continue reading

Six Pillars Broadcast – Quicksand
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Six Pillars Broadcast – Quicksand

QUICKSAND, 2017. 21 minutes. Made by Nikolaj Larsen in collaboration with Duncan Pickstock and Mikkel H. Eriksen. Quicksand is set in the near future. A fragmented story from the point of view of Jason, a man fighting for his life in the Mediterranean Sea. The work amplifies tendencies within present-day EU. The manufacturing industry is … 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- 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

A New Suburban Marrakech – Simo Ezoubeiri
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A New Suburban Marrakech – Simo Ezoubeiri

Simo Ezoubeiri lives in Chicago, USA and was born in Marrakesh, Morocco. His work involves film and photography and has shown in France, Spain, Morocco and USA amongst others. “Marrakech has an immortal ageless beauty. It is a serene, confident, beautiful, cultural, cosmopolitan, tolerant, artistic, and especially a humanistic place in the world. When a … Continue reading

New Podcast – JAOU Tunis: Sultan al Qassemi talks to Chris Weaver
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New Podcast – JAOU Tunis: Sultan al Qassemi talks to Chris Weaver

After the Bardo Museum attacks on tourists earlier this year, JAOU festival and symposium is more than ever set to hold its annual arts events at the Tunis museum in Tunisia. Sound artist Chris Weaver interviews founder of the Barjeel Foundation, UAE and renowned Arab affairs commentator Sultan Al Qassemi about his participation in JAOU … Continue reading