Six Pillars Broadcast – Choreophobia
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Six Pillars Broadcast – Choreophobia

This week: British Iranian artist Lilian Nejatpour discusses her piece, Choreophobia. Nejatpour’s practice questions technological invasiveness and sentimentality. Choreophobia examines the intervening occurrence of colonialism and Western thought on Middle Eastern dance, with its interference on the censoring and transformation of gender and sensuality in male bodies. Choreophobia is at Chisenhale Studios in August as … Continue reading

Six Pillars Broadcast – Spier Arts Trust, South Africa
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Six Pillars Broadcast – 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 … Continue reading

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

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 Broadcast – Painting Shows at Carbon 12 and Jean Paul Najar Foundation Galleries, Dubai
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Six Pillars Broadcast – Painting Shows at Carbon 12 and Jean Paul Najar Foundation Galleries, Dubai

An interview with two galleries at Al Serkal Avenue, Dubai’s art district: the co-director of Carbon 12 Kourosh Noori on ‘Good Face and Incurable Flaws’ open until October 31st 2017 with a painterly duo: Iranian Amir Khojasteh and Austrian Philip Mueller. Humour, power and painterly tradition feature in this fresh pairing of two notable artists. … Continue reading