Six Pillars Broadcast: Contemporary Dance, Tunis
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Six Pillars Broadcast: Contemporary Dance, Tunis

  This week: Oumaïma Manaï, a young choreographer from Tunisia, discusses her role at the Tunisian Pavilion at Venice Biennale, and the role of hip hop in offering Tunisian youth an alternative language by which to express themselves. The pavilion holds no artworks but employs dance as a means of animating the debate on migration, … Continue reading

Six Pillars Broadcast- Tunisia at Venice Bienniale
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Six Pillars Broadcast- Tunisia at Venice Bienniale

“The Absence of Paths” Lina Lazaar, curator of the Tunisian Pavilion at Venice Biennial, the first since 1958, explains to Fari Bradley The Absence of Paths, and how come there are no artworks as such, but 30 Tunisians, including dancers and ‘performers’ who were once would-be migrants out of Tunisia, in the pavilion at the … Continue reading

New Podcast: Art Dubai + Arab Women Entrepreneurs, JAOU Tunis
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New Podcast: Art Dubai + Arab Women Entrepreneurs, JAOU Tunis

At JAOU Tunis symposium May 2015, artist Chris Weaver speaks with Antonia Carver, director of Art Dubai, after her participation in the symposium panel ‘Future Imperfect: Art Institutions in the Middle East‘. Following that Rahilla Zafar, author and business consultant speaks with Weaver about her book on Arab women entrepreneurs ‘Arab Women Rising: 35 Entrepreneurs … Continue reading

This Week’s Radio Show – Artist Ammar Al Attar, “All the World’s a Mosque”
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This Week’s Radio Show – Artist Ammar Al Attar, “All the World’s a Mosque”

 Emirati photographer Ammar Al Attar speaks to Chris Weaver about his part in the exhibition All the World’s a Mosque, curated by Lina Lazaar and JAOU Tunis. We also hear from Anabelle Boissier, Research Associate, LAMES, Paris who took part in the and specialises in Tunisia. Anabelle took part in the roundtable Maghreb Condition Report … Continue reading

This Week’s Six Pillars – Art Dubai + Women Entrepreneurs in the Arab World at JAOU Tunis
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This Week’s Six Pillars – Art Dubai + Women Entrepreneurs in the Arab World at JAOU Tunis

This week’s show we delve into two conversations held during the JAOU Tunis conference this May in Tunis, Tunisia. Artist Chris Weaver speaks with the director of the largest art fair in the Middle East, Antonia Carver of Art Dubai. Carver we on a panel in the JAOU symposium called Future Imperfect: Art Institutions in … Continue reading