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Six Pillars: JAOU Tunis with Arterial Network + Slavs & Tatars

Six Pillars: JAOU Tunis with Arterial Network + Slavs & Tatars

Aadel Essaadani, director of Arterial Network, speaks from JAOU Tunis. A dynamic, civil-society network of artists, cultural activists, entrepreneurs, enterprises, NGOs, institutions, and donors, AN works across Africa’s creative and cultural sectors. Essadani is a cultural policy advisor to public and private institutions and founded the Institute of the performing arts of Casablanca. NB this interview is in French.

Also, artist Chris Weaver speaks with Slavs and Tatars, a collective who identify “the area east of the former Berlin Wall and west of the Great Wall of China” where Europe and Asia (Iran) merge as the focus of their work. Slavs and Tatars delivered a lecture performance at the symposium, and discuss their current research into German Orientalism.

JAOU Tunis was an arts symposium this May in Tunis’ Bardo Museum, on art in an age of conflict, hosted by the Kamel Lazaar Foundation.

Broadcasts Tuesdays 21-21:30hrs repeats Thurs 16hrs on 104.4FM,