NEW SEASON: Six Pillars – Soul of a Nation
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NEW SEASON: Six Pillars – Soul of a Nation

Six Pillars begins a new series on Resonance104.4FM this Autumn 2017 season. This Wednesday 13th September, 9-9.30pm, repeating Friday 15th, 11-11.30am. Museum consultant and award winning writer Sumantro Ghose discusses race, class and history in art with Fari Bradley at Tate Modern’s Soul of a Nation. Interspersed with tracks form the exhibition playlist, the show … Continue reading

We, the People – Trump’s Immigration Ban
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We, the People – Trump’s Immigration Ban

A guest episode from Kerning Cultures this week, examines Trump’s immigration ban from a a very human perspective. Since Trump announced his ban, thousands were affected. Most were prohibited from boarding planes from foreign destinations because airlines pay a fine of USD 3,000 per each passenger they permit aboard, if improperly brought to USA. Hundreds … Continue reading

New Six Pillars Podcast – Art Institutions in the UAE
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New Six Pillars Podcast – Art Institutions in the UAE

  Art scenes in the UAE (episode 2 of 4): how institutions housing galleries navigate public, private and education programming. With New York University, Abu Dhabi art gallery director and curator Maya Allison; and assistant curator Bana Kattan. The current show, pictured, is by sculptor Diana Al Hadid (Syria/America). Guest produced by Wael Hattar and … Continue reading

American-Iranian Digital Book ‘The Persian Square’
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American-Iranian Digital Book ‘The Persian Square’

Americans embrace digital book as an alternative to continuously grave headlines about Iran from their state media. NPR reports that Iran Davar Ardalan offers a much fuller portrait of Iran, the people and the American-Iranian minority than other multi-media works have done with her digital book The Persian Square. Davar Ardalan is also author of My … Continue reading

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New Free Podcast – Record, Reframe, Resist

Six Pillars present audio from the V&A Museum Late event “Record, Reframe, Resist”. The museum called it a way to experience “a world of subversion and rebellion” from the Middle East inviting us to immerse ourselves “in an evening of exciting new art commissions, satirical film, live music and more.” Hear from FEBRIK on their … Continue reading