About the show
This upload was 34th in the #interview chart.
A discussion with the director of Ikon Gallery in Birmingham, Jonathan Watkins and historian and writer Tamara Chalabi of Ruya Foundation. Watkins was commissioned to curate the Pavilion of Iraq at the 55th International Art Exhibition at the Venice Biennale, 2013. Tamara Chalabi is the chairwoman and a co-founder of the Ruya Foundation, a non-profit, non-governmental organization promoting contemporary culture in Iraq, building bridges to the international art world, established 2012 to promote culture in Iraq. A restaging of the group exhibition, Welcome to Iraq, originally shown at Venice in 2013, was later at the South London Gallery.
Host Fari Bradley
A radio station streamed live from Art Dubai, the largest art fair in the Middle East. Interviews, sound pieces, experimental music & talks curated by sound artists Fari Bradley and Chris Weaver supported by the British Council. Broadcast on air in London on Resonance104.4FM.
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