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Six Pillars began as an audio-research adventure into arts and culture from Iran and its diaspora in 2005, and the website began in 2007. This weekly experimental radio show has since expanded over the years into performance events, residencies, art exhibitions, installations and an avant garde sound ensemble. Six Pillars’ focus has now progressed into … Continue reading

This Week’s Six Pillars: Lina Lazaar, JAOU Tunis
Art / JAOU Tunis 2015 / Schedule / women

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

New Podcast – Shahram Karimi + Shoja Azari, Persian Coffeehouse Paintings
Art / Fine art and design / iran

New Podcast – Shahram Karimi + Shoja Azari, Persian Coffeehouse Paintings

The exhibition Blazing Grace was a reflection on the First Gulf War, 1990 to 1991, and the wider effects of its military action in the Middle East. Part of an ongoing collaboration between the Iranian painter Shahram Karimi and his childhood friend video artist Shoja Azari – both regular collaborators with artist Shirin Neshat, the … Continue reading

This Week’s Six Pillars Radio Show – Sound Awakener
Radio / Schedule

This Week’s Six Pillars Radio Show – Sound Awakener

Six Pillars launches the season with a commissioned show from Vietnamese composer and performer Nhung Nguyễn, aka Soundawakener. Based in Hanoi, Vietnam, Soundawakener has begun this year to release her compositions on ambient net-label Petroglyph in Norway and works to develop her own techniques of composition and improvisation. Her sounds are minimal and mostly exacted … Continue reading

New Podcast – The Internet, the Voice, the Gulf – Sharjah Art Foundation
Art / Podcasts

New Podcast – The Internet, the Voice, the Gulf – Sharjah Art Foundation

Curator Peter Lewis at the opening of the group show /seconds. in the Sharjah Art Foundation, United Arab Emirates. Lewis speaks about curating his web portal/ magazine for art and the process of installing the three dimensional works, ‘offline’. Plus on the same night we hear from French artist Fabienne Audeoud directly after her live … Continue reading