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Free Lab Radio – Tipping into Summer

Free Lab Radio – Tipping Into Summer, Fari B by Fari B To mark mid-May, Fari Bradley brings us a new releases – some on cassette – from Vinny Villbass (Norway), Bamboo (UK), Toy Light (Los Angeles), Kamasi Washington, Manican Party (New York) and more. Free Lab Radio broadcasts 11pm-midnight Saturdays, repeating Thursdays 2am Listen […]

Six Pillars: Sultan Al Qassemi on the JAOU Conference, Tunis

Six Pillars JAOU Tunis with Sultan Al Qassemi and Chris Weaver by 6pillars After the Bardo Museum attacks on tourists earlier this year, JAOU festival and symposium is more than ever set to hold its annual arts events at the Tunis museum in Tunisia. Sound artist Chris Weaver interviews founder of the Barjeel Foundation, UAE […]

Six Pillars – Lina Lazaar, JAOU Tunis

Six Pillars – Lina Lazaar, JAOU Tunis by 6pillars Ahead of a series of JAOU Tunis broadcasts from the arts symposium and conference in May, Fari Bradley & Chris Weaver interview Lina Lazaar, Associate Editor of Ibraaz and founder of JAOU. Fari Bradley and Chris Weaver will be broadcasting from the 3rd annual JAOU Tunis […]

Six Pillars – New Music From Iran VI, Siavash Amini

This and next episode on Six Pillars we commissioned two shows from Tehran-based producer Siavash Amini, aka The Waterfront. This week Amini looks at new ambient music released from Iran in 2014, Iranian ambient artists included are Siavash, Arash Akbari , Porya Hatami and Tegh. Next Tuesday we’ll be hearing about IDM/Techno and noise from […]

Free Lab Radio – DeepWhiteSound

Free Lab Radio – Deep White Sound by Fari For a full tracklist visit www.freelabradio.blogspot.com deepwhitesound an online label of free, experimental music from all over the world, whose aim is to create challenging, experimental work and make it available via digital download for free. These tracks were sent in by founder DB Amorin to […]

Six Pillars – Art & Patronage Summit 2012

Highlights from the Art & Patronage Summit, London 2012. The A&P Summit was an invitation-only event for notable patrons, collectors, arts institution leaders, curators, academics, artists, diplomats and other influential players involved in culture of and for the greater Middle East, including Turkey, Iran and North Africa. Capitalising on the region’s current cultural vitality and […]

WOW Festival Preview

Joined by a group of dynamic women all well versed in the constant debate around gender and society, Fari Bradley discusses the pending take over of London’s Southbank Centre for WOW Festival 2012, marking International Women’s Day. Guests are writer Hannah Pool, best known for her column “The New Black” in The Guardian and co-programmer […]

Six Pillars – The Colonel

An interview with the director of Haus Publishing, who have translated banned book The Colonel from Farsi to English for print. In its native Iran, where the office of censorship has prohibited publication, The Colonel by Mahmoud Dowlatabadi cannot be read, but now published in German and English, this critical work has been granted a […]

The Art of Improvisation

Cousins Adib (UK) and Mehdi Rostami (Iran) take the closeness of their family ties into the realm of improvisation, where trust and understanding between musicians is paramount to success. Prior to a London performance we talk to them in the studio about the preparatory process for an improvising musician, the instruments they play – the […]

Frieze 2011 Panel Discussion #1

  The first in a short series of discussions and interviews examining the changing role of The Frieze Art fair as regards the London art scene. This show’s panel features Stuart Semple director at Aubin Gallery East London, Cynthia Corbett of Cynthia Corbett Gallery, West London, Chris Hammond director at MOT International gallery, East London […]