New Podcast – Wael Shawky “Dictums” at Lisson Gallery
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New Podcast – Wael Shawky “Dictums” at Lisson Gallery

Last month’s broadcast on Shawky at Lisson, now podcast free online. In this episode we speak to the Egpytian artist about his silent film and sound installation, and drawings at London Gallery The Lisson. We also hear from Lisson’s Art Writer, Ossian Ward about the parallel show by Christian Jankowski with whom both Ward and … Continue reading

Six Pillars Event, Persian Poetry Evening Sept 24th
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Six Pillars Event, Persian Poetry Evening Sept 24th

An Ingenious World is the first major show in the UK of veteran artist Siah Armajani (b.1939 Iran). Opening September 18th the exhibition at Parasol Unit Foundation surveys his work from early pieces made on paper in Iran in the late 1950s, to later works including his most recent structure, the Alfred Whitehead Reading Room, … Continue reading

“Parviz Tanavoli: Sculpting the Nightingale”
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“Parviz Tanavoli: Sculpting the Nightingale”

Montecristo Magazine interview the heavyweight Iranian artist on camera, in English. It turns out he has the best godfather voice possible!  Here Tanavoli discusses his work, just before his participation in the exhibition Safar/Voyage: Contemporary Works by Arab, Iranian and Turkish Artists at the Museum of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia (UBC), Canada. … Continue reading

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Shirazeh Houshiary

Turner Prize nominee Shirazeh Houshiary first showed at The Lisson Gallery in 1984. Now on the eve of a monumental new Lisson show Houshiari discusses her technique and thinking. Her works draw on the presence of the ineffable presences that stand between life and death, earth and space, time and the nanosecond. “I set out … Continue reading