This Week’s Six Pillars – Spier Arts Trust, South Africa
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This Week’s Six Pillars – Spier Arts Trust, South Africa

This week an early foreshadowing of the 1:54 Africa Art Fair which takes place during Frieze week across Somerset House. South African artists Asanda Kupa and Diana Hyslop visit the studio with Tammy Jobe of the Spier Arts Trust who sponsor a booth at the fair. The works are on show at the Notting Hill branch of the … Continue reading

Six Pillars Broadcast – Music from Palestine
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Six Pillars Broadcast – Music from Palestine

Incensed by the provocation of the USA to move it’s Israeli embassy to the disputed area of Jerusalem, the orchestrated, cold blooded killings of civilians marking the 70th anniversary of their exodus (nakba) from their homeland, and motivated by the music project stemming from Banksy’s Walled Off Hotel on the ugly side of the West … Continue reading

Six Pillars Broadcast – Salome MC Guest Mix
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Six Pillars Broadcast – Salome MC Guest Mix

Wed 6th June “FOUNTAIN” Mix By Salome MC Beginning with the audio from a video installation made by Iranian musician Salome MC back in 2013, the mix reflects the influence of her time in Japan. Playlist: Metamorphosis by Salome MC UMegination by Yoshimi and Yuka Peeling Off the Layers by Wildbirds and Peacedrums The Highest … Continue reading

Six Pillars Broadcast – Reformation Group Show
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Six Pillars Broadcast – Reformation Group Show

‘Reformation’ is a group show at Yinka Shonibare’s Guest Projects in London. Three artists from Nottingham dealing with issues of race, hidden history, sexuality and class.After exhibiting with Yinka Shonibare at the UK’s Disapora Pavilion at the Venice Biennial 2017, Michael Forbes, Barbara Walker invited fellow artist Kashif Nadim Chaudry to show with them. Together … Continue reading

Six Pillars Broadcast – Artist Manal Aldowayan
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Six Pillars Broadcast – Artist Manal Aldowayan

As a female artist from Saudi Arabia, Manal AlDowayan’s has a particular resonance; themes of active forgetting, archives, and collective memory, with a large focus on the state of Saudi women and their representation. From photography to film to sculpture Aldowayan is always exploring new forms and has shown a significant body of work internationally, … Continue reading

Six Pillars Broadcast – MENASA Folk, Electronica, Classical
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Six Pillars Broadcast – MENASA Folk, Electronica, Classical

Select folk, electronica and classical music from North Africa, South Asia and Middle East. Featuring Kurdish-Iranian kamancheh player Kayhan Kalhor, Egyptian DJ Ghazi (featuring vocals by Abdullah El Miniawy), Pirayeh Pourafar, Sevdaliza, Dagadana and North Lab and two tracks from a new release by Jordanian band Albaitil Ashwai. (Image: Ebay Listings selling Afghan Clothing Items) Continue reading

This Week’s Six Pillars – A Mix from the “Global South”
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This Week’s Six Pillars – A Mix from the “Global South”

This week from the globe over we sample tracks identified as being from or inspired by cultures of the “Global South”, a much disputed concept of otherness and “third world” status that intersects with geo-politics, gender, sexuality, ethnicity, class and religion. Leigh Anne Duck, who reflects on the term Global South as co-editor of the … Continue reading