Six Pillars’ Broadcast – ResonanceFM Auction Special
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Six Pillars’ Broadcast – ResonanceFM Auction Special

Magic of Persia curator Leyla Fakhr and artist Piers Secunda visit the studio to discuss the their items donated to the ResonanceFM auction, that are from and about Iran and Iraq. Magic of Persia is a UK charity supporting artists from Iran. They have taken part in the ResonanceFM auction and support artists with the … Continue reading

New Podcasts – Magic Of Persia Contemporary Art Prize
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New Podcasts – Magic Of Persia Contemporary Art Prize

Today: Selected interviews with artists and the selection panel from the Magic of Persia Contemporary Art Prize event in London, October 2015. Interviews with Magic of Persia director Shirley Elghanian, 2015 judges Sussan Babaie (Courtauld), Dr Shiva Balaghi and snippets from the auction itself held by Sotheby’s Roxanne Zand. The Magic of Persia Contemporary Art … Continue reading

This Week’s @6Pillars Radio Show – MOPCAP Arts Prize
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This Week’s @6Pillars Radio Show – MOPCAP Arts Prize

Wed 7th October 21hrs-21:30hrs, repeat the following Friday 3.30om on Resonance104.4FM. Listen on air in London on 104.4FM or online otherwise. Audio from the event of the Magic of Persia Contemporary Art Prize, in Edge of Arabia projects, London on 3rd October 2015. Featuring an interview with this year’s MOPCAP judges Dr Sussan Babaie (Courtauld), … Continue reading

Tonight’s Radio Show – Magic of Persia
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Tonight’s Radio Show – Magic of Persia

Shirley Elghanian, director of Magic of Persia a charity based in London, UK visits the studio to discuss the Magic of Persia Contemporary Arts Prize (MOPCAP) with curator Alexandra Terry. This momentous prize takes two years to produce each time, involving new and established Iranian artists from all over the world taking part in the … Continue reading

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Magic of Persia and the Contemporary Art Prize

An interview with Shirley Elghanian from Magic of Persia. Magic of Persia Contemporary Art Prize finalists exhibit in London this month, as do the artists involved in the Iran Unbowed exhibition which Magic of Persia have curated to coincide with the Frieze Art Fair. With luminaries such as Abbas Kiarostami on board and Sheena Wagstaff … Continue reading