1 Sep 2011

Six Pillars Newsletter Late Summer

Hallo to September!
After a busy summer of live events, we begin the wind down into Autumn with some giveaways.

5 Free Tickets - Currently we have free entry for five to a well-informed discussion on the role of literature in revolution, with a focus on banned book The Colonel by Mahmoud Dowlatabadi. This event takes place on September 6th in London, tickets are otherwise £5. Click HERE or all details on www.sixpillars.org

Cinema tickets - one pair remains for 3 Women, a film by the acclaimed female director Manijeh Hekmat, and starring Niki Karimi, screening September 5th in London at Cine Lumiere. Institute Fran├žais. Click HERE or all details on www.sixpillars.org

A new podcast is up on a cross section of invented folklores: interviews from UAE and music http://podcasts.resonancefm.com/archives/7309

Forthcoming shows:

Monday 5th September
A live interview with curator Jaishri Abichandani and Samira Abbassy: Artist, Co Founder & Director of Public programs at the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts (NY, USA) about 'Shapeshifters and Aliens', an exhibition at Rossi & Rossi gallery in aid of the Omid Foundation, helping abused young women in Iran rebuild their lives. Aliens and Shapreshifters features work by four female Iranian artists living in the USA: Samira Abbassy, Pooneh Maghazehe, Katayoun Vaziri and Anahita Vossoughi.

Monday 12th September
An interview with Barbara Schwepcke, from reputable publishing house Haus Publishing responsible for the English copy of the 'The Colonel' by Mahmoud Dowlatabadi.

Monday 19th September
An interview with the esteemed Sufi dancer Shahrokh Moshkin Ghalam.

Monday 26th September

'Conflict Kitchen' is the only US restaurant offering food exclusively from countries that the USA is in conflict with. We talk to the founder multi-disciplinary artist Jon Rubin about this and his other project 'Never Been to Tehran'.

Catch these live at 13.30 on Mondays, repeated Sundays 20.30 on any normal week.

Fari B