Six Pillars Broadcast – Exercises in Displacement, SLG
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Six Pillars 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

Shadow Play on ‘The Book of Kings’ Tours to China, NYC and Paris.
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Shadow Play on ‘The Book of Kings’ Tours to China, NYC and Paris.

After touring China for a month, where the rich heritage of theatre will resonate with this ancient Persian tale and its unique delivery, Feathers of Fire is now coming soon to the New York  KAYE PLAYHOUSE, NYC, SEPTEMBER 7TH & 8TH. With graphics and design by Hamid Rahmanian, the play also features an original score … Continue reading

This Week’s Six Pillars – The Tentative Collective, Karachi.
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This Week’s Six Pillars – The Tentative Collective, Karachi.

As part of Resonance104.4fm’m new weekly series of Six Pillars we begin broadcasting on Wednesdays 9pm. This week we speak with artist/curator Haajra Haider Karrar and artist Fazal Rizvi about their part in The Tentative Collective, founded by Yaminay Chaudhri. The group of artists and curators engage with their home town of Karachi, Pakistan via … 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

This Week’s Six Pillars – Mahsa and Marjan Vahdat in London
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This Week’s Six Pillars – Mahsa and Marjan Vahdat in London

Sister vocalists and songwriters Mahsa and Marjan Vahdat sing folk and classical in Persian. Their elevating, haunting voices are “their artistic cause” and the reason for which they left Iran, in order to be able to perform. Now they appear in north London’s Art Depot, Finchley in the Pentland Theatre on February 28th. The sisters’ songs … Continue reading

This Week’s Six Pillars Show  – Dissolving Self
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This Week’s Six Pillars Show – Dissolving Self

Iranian-Canadian media artist and director, Maziar Ghaderi discusses his artistic practice, Playformance: the unique synthesis of performance art and interactive technologies . Ghaderi visited the UAE this month for the International Symposium on Electronic Art, where he showcased, Dissolving Self: an interactive dance performance that translates movement to stellar visualizations inspired by Rumi’s mystic poetry. … Continue reading

Headpieces For Peace – Jessica Mitrani
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Headpieces For Peace – Jessica Mitrani

Jessica Mitrani, a Colombian-born, New York-based artist creates her inquisitive, almost confrontational works using performance, sculpture, film, and video art. We highlight one of her works here below, drawn by her kooky and visually intriguing manner, alongside the image quality of the film, contrast of colours, the creativity of the costumes and above all, her … Continue reading