The Case for Proscribing The Islamic Regime of Iran’s Guards, the IRGC, As a Terrorist Organisation.
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The Case for Proscribing The Islamic Regime of Iran’s Guards, the IRGC, As a Terrorist Organisation.

British-Iranian journalist Vahid Beheshti has been on hunger strike for 26 days, an unimaginable endurance, lasting longer than the month of February. Not only an internal struggle, but Beheshti braves the physical endurance of spending the tail end of a British winter outside on the inhospitable streets of London, in a tent. The journalist has … Continue reading

Broadcast – Exercises in Displacement, SLG
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Broadcast – Exercises in Displacement, SLG

Exercises in Displacement Cultural and artistic displacement investigated via five evenings of performances of original work across London. The most recent iteration, 3/5, is at the South London Gallery, Peckham by Tuttoquestosentire. Visual artist Rebecca Salvadori, and composer/ cellist Sandro Mussida visit the studio to discuss the series and the TQS collective, and we sample … Continue reading

Broadcast: Artist Shubha Taparia at Mayfair Art Weekend
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Broadcast: Artist Shubha Taparia at Mayfair Art Weekend

As part of the Mayfair Art Weekend (28 June – 30 June 2019) artist Shubha Taparia presents a collection of photographs Spirit in the Inanimate looking at ephemerality. The series explores new details and elements from Taparia’s new large-scale installation made with construction materials Silhouette of an Unknown Landscape in her London studio. At Prahlad … Continue reading

Broadcast: Poetry in Motion Film Series
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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

Broadcast: ResonanceFM Auction Special
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Broadcast: ResonanceFM Auction Special

Magic of Persia curator Leyla Fakhr and artist Piers Secunda visit the studio to discuss the their items donated to the ResonanceFM auction, that are from and about Iran and Iraq. Magic of Persia is a UK charity supporting artists from Iran. They have taken part in the ResonanceFM auction and support artists with the … Continue reading

Broadcast: Putting the Palestine Back into Christmas
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Broadcast: Putting the Palestine Back into Christmas

Who were the first Christians and where were they? The Maronite and other denominations of Christians in Palestine and Jordan explained, with Arab songs of the Christian tradition. Numbers have dwindled in Occupied Palestine, with many Christians moving to Lebanon or nearby. But how did Christianity start as a “thing’? “The earliest followers of Jesus … Continue reading