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Six Pillars Broadcast – Venice Biennial, Dark Morph Interview
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Six Pillars Broadcast – Venice Biennial, Dark Morph Interview

June 17th Dark Morph: ‘The So(ng)qe/Tovuto Kyrrahafið Sound Field’ On view until June 30, 2019 at ‘The Ocean Space’ as part of the Venice Biennial, this sound installation is by Dark Morph, the newly formed duo of composer Carl Michael von Hausswolff and musician and vocalist Jónsi of Sigur Rós. Launched with a vinyl album … Continue reading

Six Pillars Broadcast: Mongolia in Venice
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Six Pillars Broadcast: Mongolia in Venice

Mongolia in Venice – “A Temporality” is a sound installation and performance with Carsten Nicolai as ‘Alva Noto’ brings 4 members of the Mongolian National Choir and their throat singing to Venice’s by-alleys. We hear from the indomitable curator Gantuya Badamgarav, who has thrice brought Mongolia to Venice against all odds and the artist Jantsa … Continue reading

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
arab / Art / arts / colonialism / digital arts / Fine art and design / middle east / Music / palestine / resonance104.4fm / resonancefm / Schedule / women

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 _ 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

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