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

This Week’s Six Pillars to Persia Show – Lucien Samaha
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This Week’s Six Pillars to Persia Show – Lucien Samaha

Veteran Lebanese photographer Lucien Samaha visits Dubai, UAE represented by Lombard Fried Gallery. Travelling the world since the age of 11, he recounts his experiences and attitude to photography. His most renowned series “The Flight Attendant Years: 1978-1986” document his work on the airlines. His odd jobs have given him access to some of the … Continue reading

This Week’s Radio Show – Sounds Like Art / O Beloved Gibran!
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This Week’s Radio Show – Sounds Like Art / O Beloved Gibran!

This week the radio show features our monthly instalment from USA: artists Katayoun Vaziri and Brian Zegeer on the secret to poet Khalil Gibran’s enduring fame across Iran, the wider Arab world and the United States with O Beloved, Ostracised Gibran! This is just their 2nd episode on Six Pillars, this month’s guest is Suheil Bushrui, … Continue reading

This Weeks’ Radio Show – Global vis-à-vis Regional Discourses
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This Weeks’ Radio Show – Global vis-à-vis Regional Discourses

A two day conference in London brings together several leading voices in Middle Eastern art criticism and history in an attempt to redefine and hopefully resolve some of the lingering issues facing art historians and critics working with the Middle Eastern. As the conference is this Friday, we’re making an exception and podcasting the interview … Continue reading

New Podcast – El Iqaa at Art Dubai
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New Podcast – El Iqaa at Art Dubai

Music and research methods expounded by Joe Namy aka El Iqaa on his residency at Art Dubai, a major if not the leading art fair in the Middle East. El Iqaa (Arabic for ‘provider of the beat‘) is an independent multimedia artist creating sample-based sonic collage that explores the musical history of his roots – … Continue reading