The crew of the Heraclitus talk to ISF

2019-03-26T14:30:41+00:0025/03/2019|

About the Heraclitus The Research Vessel Heraclitus is a ferro-cement ship modelled on a Chinese junk which has been sailing the world’s seas for over forty years as a ‘floating platform for scientific studies, ecological understanding and multicultural, multidisciplinary projects’. Its expeditions, workshops and training programmes are designed to champion the ocean, ‘and the [...]

An Unflappable Spirit

2019-02-04T14:36:31+00:0025/02/2019|

About Sanaa Hamri Sanaa Hamri is a Moroccan-American director of film, TV and music videos. She has worked with artists from Sting to Mariah Carey and Prince. Her feature films include Something New and The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2. Hamri is the first Moroccan woman ever to direct a Hollywood movie. Her father [...]

Nik Fleming – Pictures that tell a story

2019-03-26T14:53:06+00:0020/02/2019|

Pictures That Tell a Story Nick Fleming talks to ISF About Nick Fleming Nick Fleming is a photographer based in London. He has given lectures at both the Victoria and Albert Museum and the Royal Geographical Society, and has exhibited at the Indian High Commission. Website: https://nickfleming.com/ 1. India and London are the two [...]

Coleman Barks Talks to ISF

2019-02-08T18:17:43+00:0013/02/2019|

About Coleman Barks A noted American poet in his own right, Coleman Barks is widely credited with having made Rumi’s poetry accessible to the Occidental world. Born and raised in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Barks does not read or speak Persian – the language of Rumi’s poetry. Despite this, over decades he has worked painstakingly with scholarly [...]

Cultural Crossroads: Interview with Clover Stroud

2019-03-04T15:29:19+00:0011/02/2019|

Cultural Crossroads During his lifetime Idries Shah promoted contacts and connections between different traditions around the world, believing this to be an important element in the advancement of human culture. In this spirit, The Idries Shah Foundation has created ‘Cultural Crossroads’, a website forum where people from many walks of life are invited to [...]

Ed Grazda – Where cultures mix

2019-03-26T14:53:13+00:0006/02/2019|

Where Cultures Mix Ed Grazda talks to ISF About Ed Grazda Ed Grazda was born in New York in 1947. He has photographed extensively around the world, from Mexico to Afghanistan, and across much of Latin America and Asia. His work forms parts of collections in the Museum of Modern Art, the Metropolitan Museum [...]

Cultural Crossroads: Interview with Author and Journalist Jules Stewart

2019-02-01T13:29:57+00:0004/02/2019|

Cultural Crossroads During his lifetime Idries Shah promoted contacts and connections between different traditions around the world, believing this to be an important element in the advancement of human culture. In this spirit, The Idries Shah Foundation has created ‘Cultural Crossroads’, a website forum where people from many walks of life are invited to [...]

Cultural Crossroads: Interview with Amina Lahbabi-Peters

2019-02-04T14:48:22+00:0002/02/2019|

Cultural Crossroads During his lifetime Idries Shah promoted contacts and connections between different traditions around the world, believing this to be an important element in the advancement of human culture. In this spirit, The Idries Shah Foundation has created ‘Cultural Crossroads’, a website forum where people from many walks of life are invited to [...]

Cultural Crossroads: Q&A with Rory MacLean

2019-02-01T13:30:11+00:0028/01/2019|

Cultural Crossroads During his lifetime Idries Shah promoted contacts and connections between different traditions around the world, believing this to be an important element in the advancement of human culture. In this spirit, The Idries Shah Foundation has created ‘Cultural Crossroads’, a website forum where people from many walks of life are invited to [...]