Six Pillars Broadcast – Ayatollah Khomaniac
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Six Pillars Broadcast – Ayatollah Khomaniac

Actor-Puppeteer Peyvand Sadeghian is a Persian-Chinese-Brit with a background in boundary-pushing theatre. Soon, at the Soho Theatre, for the ‘Cabaret & Drag Lab on 21st July, experience Sadeghian’s world of drag, cabaret, and a Persian Punch & Judy to explore what her life might have been like as a citizen of Iran. Sadeghian is listed … Continue reading

Six Pillars Broadcast – ‘At Home in Gaza and London’
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Six Pillars Broadcast – ‘At Home in Gaza and London’

This week on Resonance104.4FM, a visit from Julian Maynard, one of the directors of Station House Opera’s ground-breaking new piece: At Home in Gaza and London at Battersea Arts Centre. Using live-streaming, recorded video and innovative projection, At Home in Gaza and London brings performers from Gaza and London together live, in one performative, yet … 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 – Photo London II
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Six Pillars Broadcast – Photo London II

  Accounts from Moroccan artist CAROLLE BÉNITAH (*1965, Morocco), showing with Bildhalle Gallery, Zurich and Iranian artist AZADEH AKHLAGHI, (*1978 Iran), showing with Mohsen Gallery, Iran. Both artists use photography and we caught up with them while they were on display at Photo London 2018, Somerset House. Describing their process, motivation and subject matter we … 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 – Guest Soundscape: DSM, Tehran
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Six Pillars – Guest Soundscape: DSM, Tehran

23rs years young producer and DJ from Tehran, Iran DSM is Sasan Aminiashfar. In the past we’ve played his electronica mixes and home-produced tracks on the show, yet this time this most inquisitive impresario has produced a bespoke 29 minute soundscape of field recording and musical interludes for Six Pillars. “I think art is just … 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