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 – Electro-Classical Music from Iran
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Six Pillars Broadcast – Electro-Classical Music from Iran

Tonight on Six Pillars we’re listening to experimental music from the Middle East and a somewhat electro-classical selection today, in this order: Playlist: Rohab by Showan Tavakol Sami Yusuf with the Persian nightingale Soog e Sarv by Showan Tavakol Iranian Hologram by Showan Tavakol DayBalal by Farshad BakhtiariHa feat. Shaghayegh Kamali Persian Jazz by Oxala … Continue reading

Six Pillars Broadcast: Artist Soheila Sokhanvari
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Six Pillars Broadcast: Artist Soheila Sokhanvari

Once a practising scientist, Iranian artist Soheila Sokhanvari discusses her multi-media painting and sculptural work at Wysing Arts Centre, inspired by vintage family photographs in crude oil, gold and egg tempera. Soheila Sokhanvari’s work draws on personal histories, expressed in photographs and expired passports, exploring identity and trauma, often with the backdrop of past political … Continue reading

We, the People – Trump’s Immigration Ban
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We, the People – Trump’s Immigration Ban

A guest episode from Kerning Cultures this week, examines Trump’s immigration ban from a a very human perspective. Since Trump announced his ban, thousands were affected. Most were prohibited from boarding planes from foreign destinations because airlines pay a fine of USD 3,000 per each passenger they permit aboard, if improperly brought to USA. Hundreds … Continue reading

Six Pillars Broadcast – Middle East for Trump & Welcome Graffiti in Beirut
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Six Pillars Broadcast – Middle East for Trump & Welcome Graffiti in Beirut

This week Six Pillars airs audio from the Kerning Cultures podcast, a widely collaborative project based between Dubai and USA, via other countries. Their piece Middle East for Trump caught our attention as they interviewed unlikely Trump supporters in USA prior to the highly publicised media circus that is the American elections. “You can imagine … Continue reading

New Podcast – Sote Selects Iranian Experimental Electronica
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New Podcast – Sote Selects Iranian Experimental Electronica

A flying visit from Sote to London from Iran, in the studio. Ata ‘Sote’ Ebtekar is a composer, sound artist, and recording engineer now based in Tehran, Iran.  Sote has moved back to Iran and is engaging with young producers there whose music we sample in this broadcast. With aspects of hard techno and sometimes … Continue reading