Coping with coronavirus’ fruits of boredom? Well, make our Asia House Arts In Isolation series your favourite playlist and belt them out — and open a window so others can hear.Pretty much everything from the Louvre to the NBA has been closed, cancelled or postponed. But it takes more than that to really cancel culture. Because if you can’t visit art, we bring it to you. We can still remain connected to the creative voices who help us make sense of our times.
Searching for Minarets in the Mountains - Tharik Hussain and Seif El Rashidi.
Tharik Hussain, Journalist and travel writer speaks to us about his projects to discover and tell the stories of Muslim Europe, include trails he worked on reveal and share the stories of Muslim Britain, and his upcoming book, "Minarets in the...
Why Art History!? - Wendy Shaw and Juan de Lara
Wendy Shaw, professor of Islamic Art History at the Free University of Berlin, reflects on the importance of 'Art History' as a discipline to engage with the different narratives that conform our history and a subject that provides the means by which we...
Art, Revolution & People's Voices - Bahia Shehab and Seif El Rashidi
Artist, educator and activist Bahia Shehab discusses the role of artists during times of political change, and reflects on what it meant to take part in the Arab Spring. Shehab discusses her newly-published book ‘You Can Crush The Flowers: A Memoir of...
Episode 9. Who are the Parsis? - Sarah Stewart and Juan de Lara
Reviving the Cradle of Hindustani Culture - Ratish Nanda and Seif El Rashidi
Ratish Nanda, CEO of Aga Khan Trust for Culture India, tells us about his work at the organisation and how they worked on the transformation of neighborhoods and communities based on their needs. Nanda along his team has been able to revive and...
Episode 7. Contextualising the Occult - Liana Saif and Juan de Lara
Episode 7. Contextualising the Occult - Liana Saif and Juan de LaraLiana Saif explores how divination, talismans, amulets and ritual have helped people address social anxieties and cultural challenges throughout history.This podcast is part of Asia...