Archive for the 'Six Pillars to Persia' Category

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 – Rose Issa, Michket Krifa at Falgoosh, Art Dubai 2014

Six Pillars – Rose Issa + Michket Krifa at Falgoosh, Art Dubai 2014 by 6pillars Curators and authors Rose Issa (London) and Michket Krifa (Paris) discuss curating Middle Eastern and North African art in a European context, at a time when institutions, for the first time in France, but since some years already in the […]

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 Podcast – East Wing Gallery, United Arab Emirates

Six Pillars – East Wing Gallery, Dubai by 6pillars At a time when photography as an artistic medium is undergoing continual changes and challenges, a new gallery in Dubai focuses specifically on the medium. Having expanded and strained under the onset of digital photography and the smart phone camera boom, the art form is now […]

Six Pillars Podcast – Kronos Quartet Warp and Weft

Six Pillars – Kronos Quartet and Sahba Aminikia by 6pillars Tar o Pood (Persian for warp and weft) is a collaboration between Kronos Quartet and Iranian-Canadian Sabha Aminikia. We interview violinist and Kronos Quartet founder David Harrington, ahead of the performance at San Francisco’s Switchboard Festival, on how their work is centred on a politics […]

Six Pillars Podcast – And the Dance Goes On

And the Dance Goes On. Fine artist Samira Hodaie at her first solo show in Dubai, speaks to us about her methods, themes and experience. Cube Arts Gallery, DIFC teamed up with AB GALLERY in Switzerland to bring Hodaie over from Iran to show a series of works on canvas, wood panel plus a wall […]

Six Pillars: The Internet, the Voice, the Gulf – Sharjah Art Foundation

Six Pillars – Peter Lewis, Fabienne Adeoud and the GCC Collective at Sharjah Art Foundation by 6pillars on Mixcloud 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 […]

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 […]

Six Pillars – Single Motherhood / Towards The Possible Film

This week we hear from our Iranian contingent I Ran Into Iran on the social politics of single motherhood in Iran, and an interview with artist Shezad Dawood at Art Dubai 2014 on the eve of his screening Towards the Possible Film. Plus we go out with a track by Scotland-based jazz explorers GOL from […]

Six Pillars to Persia: Don’t Throw Your Love to Babylon

This week we’ve tickets to give away to From Babylon to London at Jackson’s Lane Theatre, Feb 16th 2014, plus we earmark several ResonanceFM fundraisers events going on around Valentine’s day. This show includes our monthly guest slot from I Ran Into Iran USA. Artists Katayoun Vaziri and Brian Zegeer conduct the second part of […]