New Season of Six Pillars
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New Season of Six Pillars

This new season on Resonance104.4FM, Six Pillars provides an antidote to mainstream media outside these regions, with their damagingly limited Orientalist and alarmist lenses. Focusing on choice contemporary West Asian (Middle Eastern), North African and South Asian sound, art and culture, tune in for experimental music, arts and culture. Broadcasts (UK time) Wednesday 9-9.30pm Repeats … Continue reading

Six Pillars Broadcast: Oumood – Desynchronise
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Six Pillars Broadcast: Oumood – Desynchronise

December 13th, 9-9.30pm DESYNCHRONISE Part I A special mix for Six Pillars by Oumood in Tehran. Omid SahebEkhtiari mixed this after tuning in from Iran. His selection includes several Iranian artists, and one of his own, amongst tracks he and his peers have been listening to of late. Interested in experimental music and a wider … 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

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

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- Tunisia at Venice Bienniale
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Six Pillars Broadcast- Tunisia at Venice Bienniale

“The Absence of Paths” Lina Lazaar, curator of the Tunisian Pavilion at Venice Biennial, the first since 1958, explains to Fari Bradley The Absence of Paths, and how come there are no artworks as such, but 30 Tunisians, including dancers and ‘performers’ who were once would-be migrants out of Tunisia, in the pavilion at the … Continue reading