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Cities of Conviction: an Exhibition of Contemporary Art from Saudi Arabia

4 weeks ago

“Cities of Conviction” puts together works by contemporary Saudi artists who look at the struggle and transformation of the society and into issues that link Utah and Saudi Arabia.

From sacred lands to the way society condemns or accepts religious practices, each unique culture connects to one another in a variety of ways. Contemporary art has always been at the heart of these very human connections, bringing to the forefront the most pressing issues of our national and global cultures.

Artists:

Abdullah Al-Othman, Abdulnasser Gharem, Ahmed Mater, Arwa Alneami, Balqis Al Rashed, Dana Awartani, Ghada Al Rabea, Khalid Bin Afif, Khalid Zahid, Lina Gazzaz, Masameer / Telfaz, Moath Alofi, Musaed Al Hulis, Nasser Al Salem, Nouf Alhimiary, Nugamshi,  Qamar Abdulmalik, Rashed Al Shahshai, Yusef Alahmad

Elena Scarpa

  • Arwa Alneami, Never Never Land, 2014. Courtesy of the artist and Pharan Studio. Arwa Alneami, Never Never Land, 2014. Courtesy of the artist and Pharan Studio.