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

Six Pillars Broadcast – Future Dubai, Gitex I & II
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Six Pillars Broadcast – Future Dubai, Gitex I & II

This week and next: for 37 years, visionaries and tech pioneers have been visiting Dubai to witness the technology and innovations that are ‘set to change the world.’ Is it all for the better? Where are the ethics and quality of life predictions by the kind of people predicting future markets? From handbag sized nuclear … Continue reading

New Six Pillars Podcast: Curating Commercial Galleries
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New Six Pillars Podcast: Curating Commercial Galleries

This week: art scenes in the UAE (3 of 4) exploring the role of curated shows at commercial galleries and the means of commissioning these shows from visiting curators, and the response of audiences outside of market forces to them. Speaking are Isabelle van den Eynde of IVDE and her gallerist Maria Mumtaz , co-director … Continue reading

Six Pillars Broadcast – Is There Any Arts Journalism Here?”
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Six Pillars Broadcast – Is There Any Arts Journalism Here?”

  “Art communication and critique, is there any arts journalism here?” This week it’s all about art critique (NB not necessarily criticism) and street art made for exhibition within the gallery setting. We hear from guest writer Kevin Jones, an independent arts critic and writer based 10 years in the Middle East, on the challenges … Continue reading

Fearless, the Next Wave of Iranian Art at Total Arts, Dubai.
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Fearless, the Next Wave of Iranian Art at Total Arts, Dubai.

Until April 30th you can walk into a space hidden in Dubai’s industrial district and examine a series of works that collectively point out how outdated mainstream curatorial considerations often is, of what is being made in the field of Iranian art today. Not exactly outsider art, nor art that necessarily consciously rejects the mainstream  … Continue reading