Film Screening ‘Dingomaro’, Afro-Iranian Music  – May 7th 2015
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Film Screening ‘Dingomaro’, Afro-Iranian Music – May 7th 2015

Thursday 7th May 7.30pm we host a free screening and Q&A of Dingomaro (2014, 66mins) with Cine Club DXB. On Iran’s Gulf coast a particular culture has grown from centuries of naval history and nearby trade. African roots in Iran result in remarkable and distinct customs, including styles of Persian-African music and dancing that is … Continue reading

This Week’s Six Pillars: Lina Lazaar, JAOU Tunis
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This Week’s Six Pillars: Lina Lazaar, JAOU Tunis

Ahead of our broadcasts direct from JAOU Festival, Bardo Museum, Tunis, 28-31 May 2015, we speak to JAOU founder, Lina Lazaar. Ahead of their series of broadcasts from the JAOU Tunis conference this May, Fari Bradley and Chris Weaver interview Lina Lazaar, Associate Editor of Ibraaz, Sotheby’s specialist in Post War and Contemporary Art and … Continue reading

Broadcasting from JAOU Tunis, 28-31 May
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Broadcasting from JAOU Tunis, 28-31 May

Broadcasting from JAOU Tunis: Collaborative Geographies and Visual Culture in an Age of Global Conflict, 28-31 May 2015. First interview: JAOU founder Lina Lazaar on Six Pillars, Resonance104.4FM. On air: 28th April, 21:00hrs GMT, repeats: 30th April, 16:00hrs GMT Fari Bradley and Chris Weaver’s invitation to participate in the third annual JAOU Tunis festival: “As … Continue reading

Artist’s Focus – Nooshin Farhid
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Artist’s Focus – Nooshin Farhid

As a precursor to our Six Pillars exhibition at Hundred Years Gallery next week New Players, New Roles – British-Iranian art, we’re reposting artist Nooshin Farhid’s interview on Resonance104.4FM from in 2008. Farhid’s videos employ varied subjects and scenarios that are threaded together by a connecting sense of agitation and tension. In this interview we … Continue reading

Palestinian Art – Resilience and Light
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Palestinian Art – Resilience and Light

Palestinian art, predictably, is a history of censorship and obstruction, of exiled artists and extreme conditions, of what Ilan Pappe, quoted in the exhibition catalogue has called ‘memoricide’: to claim legitimacy, the coloniser typically erases or appropriates the signs of the indigenous population. Contemporary art and culture from Palestine and her diaspora speaks of far … Continue reading