Podcast Six Pillars – ‘I Am Ashurbanipual, King of the World’ Part I and II
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Podcast Six Pillars – ‘I Am Ashurbanipual, King of the World’ Part I and II

This week’s Six Pillars radio show: an in depth tour of “I Am Ashurbanipal, King of the World” currently on show at The British Museum London. One of history’s most dominant Kings, this Assyrian has yet been forgotten. A fierce, entirely merciless warrior, a proud scholar (the first in his line), empire-builder, a self-proclaimed king-slayer, … Continue reading

Six Pillars Podcast – Quicksand
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Six Pillars Podcast – Quicksand

‘Quicksand’ is a dyptopian audio drama by Nikolaj Larsen, Duncan Pickstock and Mikkel H. Eriksen. Premise: Set in the near future Jason is a man fighting for his life in the Mediterranean Sea. In the EU, the manufacturing industry and job security is long gone and people compete for poorly paid, casual work. The economy … Continue reading

We, the People – Trump’s Immigration Ban
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We, the People – Trump’s Immigration Ban

A guest episode from Kerning Cultures this week, examines Trump’s immigration ban from a a very human perspective. Since Trump announced his ban, thousands were affected. Most were prohibited from boarding planes from foreign destinations because airlines pay a fine of USD 3,000 per each passenger they permit aboard, if improperly brought to USA. Hundreds … Continue reading

New Six Pillars Podcast – Art Institutions in the UAE
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New Six Pillars Podcast – Art Institutions in the UAE

  Art scenes in the UAE (episode 2 of 4): how institutions housing galleries navigate public, private and education programming. With New York University, Abu Dhabi art gallery director and curator Maya Allison; and assistant curator Bana Kattan. The current show, pictured, is by sculptor Diana Al Hadid (Syria/America). Guest produced by Wael Hattar and … Continue reading

World Refugee Day 2016
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World Refugee Day 2016

As with last year, June 20th is an international day to push the agenda for displaced families across the world. Currently 2-3 million children are not in education due to war and poverty. Brian Donald, an Europol official, has announced that 10,000 minors who are migrants have disappeared, we actually don’t know what happened to … Continue reading