Six Pillars Broadcast – Comedic Actor Siddiqua Akhtar
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Six Pillars Broadcast – Comedic Actor Siddiqua Akhtar

We talk Hard Sun, the India-Pakistan partition and the early days of Asian comedy in London. “Motherhood never ends! Until they die!” Continue reading

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City Landmarks – Radio Pakistan Office — The Karachi Walla
architecture / History / Radio

City Landmarks – Radio Pakistan Office — The Karachi Walla

Talk about heritage buildings and the history attached to them and very few buildings in Karachi will boast as decorated a history as Broadcasting House of Radio Pakistan. What exactly is it used for now? well literally biting the dust. Preserving heritage buildings has never been our strong point but one could argue that perhaps […] … Continue reading

This Week’s Six Pillars Radio Show – Karachi Interior
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This Week’s Six Pillars Radio Show – Karachi Interior

          Artist Roohi S. Ahmed on the opening of her solo show Liminal Space at Karachi’s Koel Gallery, plus selected sounds from Karachi-streets, lined with cows and goats at this time of year, emblematic of Karachi’s informal and political scene and the wider social webs of Pakistan. Broadcasts on air across … Continue reading

This Week’s Six Pillars – A Karachi Phonology
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This Week’s Six Pillars – A Karachi Phonology

Wed 23rd September, repeats Friday 23rd, 2015 Colourful phonology and excerpts from conversations across the world’s 2nd most populous city, Karachi. Interviewees include performance artist Jamal Ashiqain on performance and his practice in Pakistan, and professional driver Jawed Iqbal, commenting on the proliferation of pan-tobacco chewing in Karachi. Technology, the arts scene, the streets, what … Continue reading

This Week’s Six Pillars – The Tentative Collective, Karachi.
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This Week’s Six Pillars – The Tentative Collective, Karachi.

As part of Resonance104.4fm’m new weekly series of Six Pillars we begin broadcasting on Wednesdays 9pm. This week we speak with artist/curator Haajra Haider Karrar and artist Fazal Rizvi about their part in The Tentative Collective, founded by Yaminay Chaudhri. The group of artists and curators engage with their home town of Karachi, Pakistan via … Continue reading

This Week’s Six Pillars – Lahore Biennial Foundation Residency
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This Week’s Six Pillars – Lahore Biennial Foundation Residency

Launching the new weekly series of Six Pillars on Wednesday 9th September – 9pm, we speak to three artists on a 4 week residency in Karachi, Pakistan. The Lahore Biennial Foundation hosts an arts residency for the first time at Karachi’s new and liberal Habib University. We hear from three of the four participating artists … Continue reading