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 – 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 – 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 – Human Rights Watch Film Festival
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Six Pillars Broadcast – Human Rights Watch Film Festival

This week on Six Pillars Algerian-American director Assia Bendaoui visits the studio to discuss her screening as part of London’s HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH FILM FESTIVAL (HRWFF). Journalist / filmmaker Assia¬†Boundaoui is US-based and of Algerian-American background. She joins us to discuss her directorial debut on government surveillance, “The Feeling of Being Watched” which is screened … Continue reading

Six Pillars Broadcast: London Contemporary Music Festival
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Six Pillars Broadcast: London Contemporary Music Festival

This week, Igor Toronyi-Lalic, Artistic Director of the London Contemporary Music Festival joins us to discuss LCMF, “an exploration into how to programme a music festival” as much as a celebration of choice international contemporary music and it’s history. We sample discuss the programming of BME performers and composers over the years and sample a … Continue reading

Six Pillars Broadcast – Choreophobia
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Six Pillars Broadcast – Choreophobia

This week: British Iranian artist Lilian Nejatpour discusses her piece, Choreophobia. Nejatpour’s practice questions technological invasiveness and sentimentality. Choreophobia examines the intervening occurrence of colonialism and Western thought on Middle Eastern dance, with its interference on the censoring and transformation of gender and sensuality in male bodies. Choreophobia is at Chisenhale Studios in August as … Continue reading