Six Pillars’ Broadcast – Helene Kazan, ‘Points of Contact’, Lebanon
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Six Pillars’ Broadcast – Helene Kazan, ‘Points of Contact’, Lebanon

An interview with Helene Kazan, artist, curator and PhD candidate at the Centre for Research Architecture at Goldsmiths University, London Kazan discusses her recently curation of the exhibition and public program Points of Contact, in Lebanon, multi-media responses and investigations into the evolving architecture of the lived/ built environment of Lebanon, at Goethe-Institut, Lebanon. Points … Continue reading

New Podcast – Turkey at Venice Biennial
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New Podcast – Turkey at Venice Biennial

  Cevdet Erek – ÇIN – Pavilion of Turkey at the Venice Biennale. An interview with the artist representing Turkey at the National Pavilion Venice Biennial until November 26, 2017. Cevdet Erek is a musician with an architectural background, who for some years has been working with space, architecture and music as a practicing artist. … Continue reading

Six Pillars Broadcast – European Everything – Norway at Documenta14
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Six Pillars Broadcast – European Everything – Norway at Documenta14

As the quinquennial Documenta 14 opens in its second city, Kassel in Germany, we hear from participating artist Joar Nango. One of the endangered Sámi tribes in Norway, Nango is an architect who creates installations and collaborative works with the environment and social context in mind. His open air piece at Athens Conservatoire is called … Continue reading

A Bridge Far Enough
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A Bridge Far Enough

In a perfect suspension of time and place, the nature of the pedestrian voyage is called into question. For here, the road is more important that the destination. Here, the road is a paradise garden. In a an already picturesque place like Tehran City​ a 3 tier, winding, pedestrian bridge designed by a 21 year … Continue reading

Six Pillars Event, Persian Poetry Evening Sept 24th
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Six Pillars Event, Persian Poetry Evening Sept 24th

An Ingenious World is the first major show in the UK of veteran artist Siah Armajani (b.1939 Iran). Opening September 18th the exhibition at Parasol Unit Foundation surveys his work from early pieces made on paper in Iran in the late 1950s, to later works including his most recent structure, the Alfred Whitehead Reading Room, … Continue reading

LOOK. Newsha Tavakolian – New York
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LOOK. Newsha Tavakolian – New York

LOOK – April 2013 Thomas Erben GAllery, Manhattan, NY presents the very first exhibition by Iranian artist Newsha Tavakolian. Tavakolian is a photographer born in Iran, 1981, whose new series “Look” touches on subjects that are architectural, emotional and political. “The project was my desire to look deeply into the lives of those around me … Continue reading

Free Podcast – Nadim Karam at Ayyam Gallery
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Free Podcast – Nadim Karam at Ayyam Gallery

An interview with Lebanese sculptor, painter, writer and architect Nadim Karam. Ayyam Gallery also discuss hosting this inaugural exhibition. You have likely seen Karam’s work if living in London, set outdoors by Notting Hill tube entrance. But how does his work fair indoors? The visual language and forms that Karam has developed over the years … Continue reading