This Week’s Six Pillars – Lahore Biennial Foundation Residency
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This Week’s Six Pillars – Lahore Biennial Foundation Residency

Launching the new weekly series of Six Pillars on Wednesday 9th September – 9pm, we speak to three artists on a 4 week residency in Karachi, Pakistan. The Lahore Biennial Foundation hosts an arts residency for the first time at Karachi’s new and liberal Habib University. We hear from three of the four participating artists … Continue reading

Six Pillars Podcast – Iran UK Sonics Live on Resonance104.4FM
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Six Pillars Podcast – Iran UK Sonics Live on Resonance104.4FM

Participants of the Iran UK Sonics residency perform live on air. Iran-UK Sonics was a two week residency for Iranian musicians living in the MENASA region to study, perform and exchange with graduates of the London College of Communications Sound Arts Department at the University of London with the live performance at Southbank Centre’s Queen … Continue reading

Artist Focus: Nemo Ghasemi #IranUKSonics
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Artist Focus: Nemo Ghasemi #IranUKSonics

As part of our #IranUKSonics residency running until Dec 20th, we feature a series of interviews with each of the five selected participants. Nemo Ghasemi Tafreshi, also known as Bluesy Guy, is an award-winning blues guitarist, electronic musician and song writer from Iran. Originally from Tehran with a background in film scoring and sound design, Ghasemi … Continue reading

Artist Focus: Heckmat(t) – #IranUKSonics
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Artist Focus: Heckmat(t) – #IranUKSonics

As part of our #IranUKSonics residency running until Dec 20th, we feature a series of interviews with each of the five selected participants. Born in Shiraz, now a street artist and producer in the capital of Iran, Heckmat(t) is part of hip-hop label Maktab-B and has collaborated with DJs and MCs, and DJs himself. With … Continue reading

New Podcast – #IranUKSonics
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New Podcast – #IranUKSonics

The focus of this show is experimental music from Iran, ahead of our UK residency for Iranians musicians and sound artists Iran-UK Sonics. We sample submissions to the residency, which is a two week collaboration at London College of Communication from 9th December 2013, with a live performance at Southbank Centre. The 5 participants join … Continue reading

This Week’s Six Pillars Show – Women’s History and Music from Iran
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This Week’s Six Pillars Show – Women’s History and Music from Iran

This week we play host to our monthly guest slot from America and sample electronic music made by participants in next week’s Iran UK Sonics residency. From December 9th five selected participants will visit the UK for the first time to take part in a two week residency programme. They’ll be collaborating with London College … Continue reading

October 2013 Radio Shows
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October 2013 Radio Shows

A tad late due to processing of all the amazingly diverse applications we had for our first residency programme, here are the rest of the shows for October. All broadcasts are Thursday evenings 19.30-20hrs, repeating the following Monday 8.30-9am To listen live online click the image, if in London tune your radio to 104.4FM October … Continue reading