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This Week’s Six Pillars Radio Show – Karachi Interior


Roohi Ahmed







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 London on 104.4FM, Wednesday 30th September: 21-21:30hrs GMT. Repeats Friday 3.30pm. Listen online with this app. Podcasts are now here on Mixlcoud. Read our more casual posts on MENASA arts and culture on Tumblr, Twitter or Facebook.

Work by Roohi Ahmed at Koel Gallery

Work by Roohi Ahmed at Koel Gallery

Recorded during an arts residency hosted by Lahore Biennial Foundation at Karachi’s Habib University. Supported by British Council, Pakistan Chris Weaver and Fari Bradley gave guest lectures at the Karachi University, Asia’s largest university in terms of geographical size, and the Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture Karachi’s leading arts school.

This ResonanceFM broadcast is part of an Arts Council series of events taking place in the UK between now and October, by Fari Bradley and Chris Weaver on their research in Pakistan. The series involves a public talk on October 14th 2015 at London College of Communication, University of the Arts London, hosted by the Sound Art Department at LCC, as Points of Listening.

Other London events in the series include a two week exhibition of works made by Bradley and Weaver, and another public talk opening October 13-25th at I’Kletctik Arts Lab, Waterloo. Print