Six Pillars Podcast – Piers Secunda Auction Special
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Six Pillars Podcast – Piers Secunda Auction Special

Artist Piers Secunda has visited the edges of ISIS territory in Iraq, he has taken a decade of ‘rejected’ work and compacted it into a 1 metre cube, and sculpted ancient Chinese puzzles with paint. See Secunda’s fine art work donated to the Resonance104.4FM auction, you can still bid here. Broadcast Times: 6-6.30pm Mondays Repeats … 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

April Radio Shows
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April Radio Shows

Shows times are now live Fridays 7.30pm, repeating Wednesdays 1.30pm GMT Listen on 104.4FM on your radio dial in London, everywhere else. FORTHCOMING (all repeated the following Wed at 1.30pm) Friday April 12th The first arts prize dedicated to photography and sustainability, the Prix Pictet is now on show in Istanbul. Adele Fletcher speaks … Continue reading

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Coming Up….

May 14th – Back from the Brink – An Audio Portrait Kouroush Yaghmaie brought psyche to Iran. He lived his music from his teens to adulthood until banned from singing, he was forced to produce children’s songs under a pseudonym for 19 years. His new album Back from the Brink comes as a CD and … Continue reading

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May 16th – Nicky Nodjoumi and Taraneh Hemami

Nicky Nodjoumi at Art Dubai – photo by Fari Bradley During our visit to Art Dubai this year, we met with leading Iranian surrealist Nicky Nojoumi and curator and sculptural artist Taraneh Hemami. As a person, Nodjoumi is seriously relaxed and down to earth, a trait that surfaces in his paintings; his calm manner manifests … Continue reading

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Sara Shamsawari – Britain Retold

Photographer Sara Shamsawari exhibits a selection from her series in City Hall entrance until January 4th. The exhibition is a series of engaging portraits around the symbolism of the union jack with all its connotations. The photos are accompanied by statements and both promote a questioning of our ideas  of what it means to be … Continue reading

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Six Pillars – BBC World Service’s Behzad Bolour, 3rd show

We were bombarded with energy by the bumptious, brave Bezahd Bolour, the man who makes BBC World Service look and sound more like 1Xtra! Thanks also to Shugmonkey, who designed our flyer and produced a singular track using his Saz and mini-Saz especially for the series. His vocals feature on TransGlobal Underground’s new album MOONSHOUT. … Continue reading