Six Pillars Broadcast: Artist Soheila Sokhanvari
Art / arts / Fine art and design / iran / middle east / women

Six Pillars Broadcast: Artist Soheila Sokhanvari

Once a practising scientist, Iranian artist Soheila Sokhanvari discusses her multi-media painting and sculptural work at Wysing Arts Centre, inspired by vintage family photographs in crude oil, gold and egg tempera. Soheila Sokhanvari’s work draws on personal histories, expressed in photographs and expired passports, exploring identity and trauma, often with the backdrop of past political … Continue reading

Six Pillars Broadcast – Not Just My Hijab
fashion / middle east / Sexual Politics / women

Six Pillars Broadcast – Not Just My Hijab

Wed 28th June  – Not Just My Hijab Four very different women recount their complex relationships with their own hijabs, not the static, monolithic contentious ‘thing’ it is usually perceived as, but rather something intensely personal. Guest produced by Kerning Cultures,, edited from the original for ResonanceFM by Fari Bradley. Broadcast Times Six Pillars broadcasts … Continue reading

Autumn Programming – Experimental Music, Middle East and Political Tourism in Palestine
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Autumn Programming – Experimental Music, Middle East and Political Tourism in Palestine

After a month’s schedule suspension, ResonanceFM’s live programming schedule is back! With experimental music from both Tehran and Rasht, Iran and a London event examining the politicisation of tourism in Palestine. Each Wednesday 9-9.30pm, repeating Fridays 3.30-4pm, UK time, (currently GMT+1, or British Summer Time BST) Six Pillars examines the arts and culture of the … Continue reading

Six Pillars Broadcast – UAE Arts
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Six Pillars Broadcast – UAE Arts

This week: the first of 4 guest-produced episodes from Dubai, United Arab Emirates. By Wael Hattar and Hind Mezaina. Episode 1: “Foundations/ Private Organisations Developing Local Artists“ Featuring guest Dr Ali MacGilp of the Maraya Arts Centre in Sharjah, UAE. Both Hind Mezaina and Wael Hattar art artists amongst other things. Mezaina is a blogger … Continue reading

This Week’s Six Pillars – Auction Special II
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This Week’s Six Pillars – Auction Special II

This week we sample tracks from performers at the Resonate Festival, Belgrade, music of the Congo for Nostalgie Ya Mboko, releases by Rough Trade Records for Counter Culture Radio and one track by The White Buffalo, whose signed CD is amongst items from the above shows in our 104.4fm Valentine’s fundraiser. Two full tickets (to … Continue reading

This Week’s Six Pillars – Auction Special with Hassan K: Accidental Exile
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This Week’s Six Pillars – Auction Special with Hassan K: Accidental Exile

Past guest and performer for our live events series in London, Hassan K has donated a delicious white vinyl of his latest release Hykayat: l’exil accidentel, signed in the inner sleeve, for the Resonance104.4fm auction which runs until 21st February. To mark this we sample tracks from his new and prior hit albums. Be sure … Continue reading