This Week’s Six Pillars – The Tentative Collective, Karachi.
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This Week’s Six Pillars – The Tentative Collective, Karachi.

As part of Resonance104.4fm’m new weekly series of Six Pillars we begin broadcasting on Wednesdays 9pm. This week we speak with artist/curator Haajra Haider Karrar and artist Fazal Rizvi about their part in The Tentative Collective, founded by Yaminay Chaudhri. The group of artists and curators engage with their home town of Karachi, Pakistan via … Continue reading

Today’s Six Pillars Show – Sound Artist Eshaei
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Today’s Six Pillars Show – Sound Artist Eshaei

Tonight’s Six Pillars is a studio visit by sonic artist Pouya Ehsaei. Not a man of many words, his sound speaks for itself, experiments with electronics and effects, live improv and recognisable avant garde form. We sample several new tracks from his forthcoming album plus one from the band Zang, with which Ehsaei plays, in … Continue reading

June Radio Shows
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June Radio Shows

June 7th The British-Iranian art exhibition ‘New Players, New Roles’ open until June 16th an interview with participating artists and music from the live electronics performance by Parstronix. https://sixpillars.org/2013/05/24/british-iranian-art-show-open-london-31-may-2013/ June 14th Postcards from Iran – we listen to audio voice files sent from Iran especially for the show as well as experimental music being produced … Continue reading

Global Futures. This Week’s Six Pillars to Persia Show
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Global Futures. This Week’s Six Pillars to Persia Show

This week as a nod to the close ties and differences between Iraq and Iran as viewed from an arts perspective, we interview Dr. Jonathan Harris, Director of Research at Winchester School of Art. the Winchester School host a two day conference on Iran and Iraq in London this June with online publishers Ibraaz. Global … Continue reading

Tonight’s Six Pillars Radio Show:    New Music from Iran III
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Tonight’s Six Pillars Radio Show: New Music from Iran III

The third in our series of new music from Iran. Tehran, 2013 a lively scene of ambient electronics, soundscape and experiment is spreading as musicians teach themselves software online, while tapping into sounds from abroad. On today’s show artists are Mohammad Reza Mortazavi, Sohrab, Nima Pourkarimi (Umchunga), Hamed Kasaei and Hadi Bastani (iO). Produced and … Continue reading

Today’s Six Pillars Show – Conflicted Memory
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Today’s Six Pillars Show – Conflicted Memory

An interview with Alan Cristea Gallery director Helen Waters and artist Ninar Esber about the group show Conflicted Memory in London W1. Eight female artists from zones of conflict around the world from for example, Northern Ireland, Bosnia and Lebanon feature in this singular show. The exhibition continues until June 2013. “Against a backdrop of … Continue reading

This week’s Six Pillars – Peace From the Bottom of My Art
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This week’s Six Pillars – Peace From the Bottom of My Art

Is there such a thing as a justified war? “A bomb, sheathed in condoms, explodes in a childlike paradise.”(1) From Picasso to Chagall, the struggle for peace has been one that is constantly and necessarily represented in the arts; peace as something worth striving for, whose presence we must keenly endeavour to decipher in the … Continue reading