This Week’s Six Pillars – Comedic Actor Siddiqua Akhtar
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This Week’s Six Pillars – 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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Six Pillars Broadcast – Auction Special with Peyvand Khorsandi
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Six Pillars Broadcast – Auction Special with Peyvand Khorsandi

Sibling-son star satirist and journalist Peyvand Khorsandi joins us in the studio for the final round up of amazing auction items in the dizzying last days of bidding. What will Khorsandi make of, say, the private performance offered by Jem Finer of the Pogues, and the array of vintage collectables and remarkable experiences donated to … Continue reading

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