Today’s Six Pillars Show – Conflicted Memory
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Today’s Six Pillars Show – Conflicted Memory

An interview with Alan Cristea Gallery director Helen Waters and artist Ninar Esber about the group show Conflicted Memory in London W1. Eight female artists from zones of conflict around the world from for example, Northern Ireland, Bosnia and Lebanon feature in this singular show. The exhibition continues until June 2013. “Against a backdrop of … Continue reading

This week’s Six Pillars – Peace From the Bottom of My Art
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This week’s Six Pillars – Peace From the Bottom of My Art

Is there such a thing as a justified war? “A bomb, sheathed in condoms, explodes in a childlike paradise.”(1) From Picasso to Chagall, the struggle for peace has been one that is constantly and necessarily represented in the arts; peace as something worth striving for, whose presence we must keenly endeavour to decipher in the … Continue reading

Middle Eastern Arts and Culture? May Radio Broadcasts
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Middle Eastern Arts and Culture? May Radio Broadcasts

All shows are broadcast Friday 19-30-20hrs, repeated the following Wednesday 13.30-14hrs May 3rd New Music from Iran II. Sound designer and composer Hadi Bastani (I o) samples the latest tracks by himself and his peers in Tehran who are part of the new electronic ambient scene in Iran. May 10th Peace From the Bottom of … Continue reading

Tonight’s Six Pillars Show – Abraaj Group Art Prize
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Tonight’s Six Pillars Show – Abraaj Group Art Prize

A discussion about this year’s prize and a focus on one of the works with AGAP 2013 curator Murtaza Vali, winning artist Rayyane Tabet and sound artist/broadcaster Fari Bradley at Art Dubai 2013. This programme was organised by The Abraaj Group Art Prize. Eavesdropper/ Falgoosh Radio was created by sound artists Chris Weaver and Fari … Continue reading

Friday’s Radio Show – Arab Women in Film
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Friday’s Radio Show – Arab Women in Film

Bird’s Eye View film festival returns with Arab women film makers in the lens for 2013. With events such as Fashion Loves Film, Sound and Silents, Shorts and Docs focus, the next is the much highlighted Bushra El-Turk’s live score for ‘The Adventures of Prince Achmed’ at Barbican, April 5th. The featured films and music cover … Continue reading

Today’s Show – Humans on Film
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Today’s Show – Humans on Film

For today’s Six Pillars to Persia, we focus on three films from London’s Human Rights Watch Film Festival: Camera/Woman, Morocco, Rafea: Solar Mamma, Jordan and My Afghanistan, Life in the Forbidden Zone. From solar panels to features compiled of mobile phone footage the films cover a wide range of topics and film formats, see the synopsis … Continue reading