This Week’s Six Pillars – News from Calais
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This Week’s Six Pillars – News from Calais

This week: when the ‘Jungle’ camp in Calais was destroyed by the French state, its 10,000 residents were forced to leave. Some went to accommodation centres in France, others travelled further afield, or slept rough in Calais. But many ex-‘Jungle’ inhabitants moved to La Linière, an ‘official’ refugee camp near Dunkerque, increasing its population to … Continue reading

Six Pillars Broadcast: London Palestine Film Festival
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Six Pillars Broadcast: London Palestine Film Festival

The London Palestine Film Festival (LPFF) returns after a two year haitus, with diverse, rare and popular shorts, features and documentaries, working to connect audiences with international filmmakers focusing on Palestine-related issues. Joining the likes of Bella Freud and Eyal Weizman for the festival are this week’s Six Pillars’ guests (bios below): Mai Masri with … Continue reading

This Week’s Six Pillars – A Mix from the “Global South”
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This Week’s Six Pillars – A Mix from the “Global South”

This week from the globe over we sample tracks identified as being from or inspired by cultures of the “Global South”, a much disputed concept of otherness and “third world” status that intersects with geo-politics, gender, sexuality, ethnicity, class and religion. Leigh Anne Duck, who reflects on the term Global South as co-editor of the … Continue reading

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

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