Six Pillars Broadcast – Venice Biennial: The Pavilion of Denmark and Block Universe
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Six Pillars Broadcast – Venice Biennial: The Pavilion of Denmark and Block Universe

Fari Bradley focuses on choice contemporary Middle Eastern, North African and South Asian sound, art and culture. This week: audio from The 54th Venice Biennial opening. UK’s Block Universe present an Italian brass band playing the anthems of every country excluded from the main Giardini pavilions. By boat and on foot, the band intervene in … Continue reading

Six Pillars Broadcast – The Nelson Mandela Exhibition
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Six Pillars Broadcast – The Nelson Mandela Exhibition

Audio recorded during a tour of the current Official Nelson Mandela exhibition at the Leake Street Gallery, Waterloo. Learning Manager Caroline Kumana describes aspects of this major new exhibition that explores the life of the world’s most famous freedom fighter and political leader. The multi-media exhibition is full of fascinating objects, images and documents, personal … Continue reading

Six Pillars Broadcast – Veeranganakumari (Vee) Solanki
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Six Pillars Broadcast – Veeranganakumari (Vee) Solanki

Veeranganakumari (Vee) Solanki is an independent curator and researcher from India, whose work involves curating young contemporary South-Asian artists. Visiting London as a resident at the Delfina Foundation and the Brooks Curatorial Research Fellow at the Tate Modern, she begins a 6 month cataloguing project mapping and researching UK based South-Asian artists who work with … Continue reading

Six Pillars Broadcast _ Nuts One’s Oriental Slap
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Six Pillars Broadcast _ Nuts One’s Oriental Slap

This week we enjoy the vinyl sampling or Nuts One, a DJ and crate digger who is part of the Soundtrackers and also Holywax records. Oriental Slap! Living in Geneva, Switzerland, he also produces his own music releases, for purchase here. Broadcast Times: 6-6.30pm Mondays Repeats Wednesday 1-1.30pm On air, on digital radio DAB in … Continue reading

Six Pillars Broadcast – Poetry in Motion Film Series
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Six Pillars Broadcast – Poetry in Motion Film Series

    Poetry in Motion at the Barbican celebrates the millennia-long traditions of Iranian poetry and art by linking them with Iran’s Contemporary Iranian Cinema today. Festival programmer Elhum Shakerifar visits the studio to discuss the commissions of original poetry (from poets Amy Key, Martha Sprackland and Will Harris) and responses by fine artists to … Continue reading

Six Pillars Broadcast – The JouJouka International Part I and II
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Six Pillars Broadcast – The JouJouka International Part I and II

    April 1st and April 8th 2019 The Master Musicians of Joujouka Part I and II This week part 1 of the tale of a Sufic musical tradition; The Master Musicians of Joujouka dates back over six centuries, in the mountains of North Morocco. From explicit reference in the cut-up novels by William Burroughs, … Continue reading