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

Six Pillars Broadcast – The Box in the Majlis
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Six Pillars Broadcast – The Box in the Majlis

‘The Box in the Majilis’ Episode 2 of the monthly series When The Far Becomes Near: The programme takes the form of an imaginary audio tour for the blind and partially sighted, guiding museum visitors around a room in the exhibition, ‘The Box in the Majilis’. The exhibition contains objects that illustrate the changing role … Continue reading

Currently Watching….Anahita Abbasi
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Currently Watching….Anahita Abbasi

This contemporary classical piece “Zavaya” was written for the Omnibus Ensemble in 2012 by Austrian-Iranian composer Anahita Abbasi. It premiered within a new program at the Tongyeong International Music Festival, South Korea in March 2012. Zavaya  is a term for geometric angles in the Persian language.  Thus the music in this piece is an imaginary … Continue reading

Previous Six Pillars Broadcast: Musical Encounters, Bahrain
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Previous Six Pillars Broadcast: Musical Encounters, Bahrain

Wed July 20th 9pm The second of three broadcasts made at Malja studios in the Kingdom of Bahrain, by Fari Bradley and Chris Weaver while on residency at Malja. Musical encounters at Malja Bahrain includes Bahraini performer and producers Maxeem Meraki on bouzouki, Korea-based Bahraini composer and sound artist Hasan Hujairi on electronics, Iranian-British sound … 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