Six Pillars Broadcast – Venice Biennial: Inuit History in Canada, and the ‘Stateless’ Catalonian Pavilion.
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Six Pillars Broadcast – Venice Biennial: Inuit History in Canada, and the ‘Stateless’ Catalonian Pavilion.

To coincide with this week’s findings by the Canadian National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls of human rights violations by the Canadian state for its treatment of the Inuit people, we hear an interview with the Canadian Pavilion currently on show at the Venice Biennial. Given over to Isuma, a not-for-profit, … Continue reading

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 – Classical Persian Music
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Six Pillars Broadcast – Classical Persian Music

This week, a political listening exercise. Too often when we discuss Iran today or even the Persian Empire that preceded it, homegrown classical music does not come to mind. But for how many years before the first notes were written down in Europe, were the Mesopotamians and their neighbours stringing the early versions of the … Continue reading

Six Pillars: 1:54 African Art Fair
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Six Pillars: 1:54 African Art Fair

This week we talk to galleries and artists from the 1:54 Africa Art Fair, at Somerset House during Frieze Week, 2018. We discuss the highly provocative work of South African artist Anton Kannemeyer, his relationship with the band Die Antewoord, and critiques of both whit and black South African life and politics. Represented by Huberty … Continue reading

Six Pillars’ Broadcast – Helene Kazan, ‘Points of Contact’, Lebanon
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Six Pillars’ Broadcast – Helene Kazan, ‘Points of Contact’, Lebanon

An interview with Helene Kazan, artist, curator and PhD candidate at the Centre for Research Architecture at Goldsmiths University, London Kazan discusses her recently curation of the exhibition and public program Points of Contact, in Lebanon, multi-media responses and investigations into the evolving architecture of the lived/ built environment of Lebanon, at Goethe-Institut, Lebanon. Points … Continue reading

Six Pillars Broadcast – ‘At Home in Gaza and London’
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Six Pillars Broadcast – ‘At Home in Gaza and London’

This week on Resonance104.4FM, a visit from Julian Maynard, one of the directors of Station House Opera’s ground-breaking new piece: At Home in Gaza and London at Battersea Arts Centre. Using live-streaming, recorded video and innovative projection, At Home in Gaza and London brings performers from Gaza and London together live, in one performative, yet … Continue reading