Arts Fundraiser for Woman, Life, Freedom Tonight in London
Contemporary Music / iran / Music

Arts Fundraiser for Woman, Life, Freedom Tonight in London

London’s Iranian avant-garde music and sound arts community, with their friends, put on a fundraiser at Iklectik. Electronica, piano, cello, soprano, Welsh-Iranian folk, works by singer-song-writers and visuals. Tickets on the door or via Paypal here, donations also welcome.

Plus an art exhibition of the “Say Their Names Art Project”, portraits of the fallen in Iran, by artists of other backgrounds. Also participating are Art Terry on piano, of the Art Terry Band and “Is Black Music” on Resonance04.4FM and Omid Amir Larijani on sax. Continue reading

Ethnic Cleansing and Infanticide by Iran’s Regime During World Cup 2022
iran / middle east / Minority Rights / nationalism

Ethnic Cleansing and Infanticide by Iran’s Regime During World Cup 2022

It is no secret the the Kurdish spirit has long been a thorn in the side of the Iranian regime, their own Kurdish regions and Iraq’s have been instrumental in the struggle against the totalitarian regime. Meanwhile Turkey’s dictator Erdogan is irritated by Turkish-Kurdish resistance, and has recently been bombing the Kurdish regions in Turkey … Continue reading

Broadcast: Poetry in Motion Film Series
iran / middle east / Press and Past Listings / resonance104.4fm / resonancefm / Schedule / Theatre and Film / women

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 some of … Continue reading