The Cultural Advisor to the Mayor explains her reasons for travelling out to the Middle East and promoting a London festival. This interview was recorded at the March Meeting, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.
The Jameel Prize is awarded to artist Rachid Koraïchi. We discuss the history and aims of the Jameel prize with one of its curators Salma Tuqan, and the winning work with Koraïchi himself (via a translator).
Sufi-born Koraïchi is influenced by an interest in life’s signs – real and imaginary, and his work contains glyphs and ciphers drawn from other cultures, mainly Arabic calligraphic scripts. Koraïchi’s sculptures and installations explore a wide range of media such as ceramics, textiles, various metals and paint on silk, paper and canvas. His winning works were large cloth hangings, hung around the Jameel Gallery inside the V&A museum, where this interview took place.
Bik Van der Pol‘s Frieze Project, a ‘live’ literary scoreboard
A panel discussion with Gasworks Director Alessio Antoniolli, Camden Arts Centre Exhibitions Programmer Anne-Marie Watson, Director of The Museum of Everything Jeremy Brett and Alex Deyzac, Gallery Assistant at Mica Gallery. Chaired by Fari Bradley the discussion points range from the physical space of the Frieze to the misconceptions that have naturally grown up around the Frieze itself. Originally broadcast in October 2011 from Resonance104.4FM studios in London.
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 and Brussels and Nathan Engelbrecht director at EB&Flo Gallery, East London. The show was hosted and produced by arts-broadcaster Fari Bradley.