Haider Alawi Al-Alawi was awarded second place at Tuwaiq Sculpture year 2021 for his vision in condensing the experience of landscape in a synthesis of abstraction and figuration. His sculpture entitled ‘Desert Lines’ evokes the Saudi landscape, characterised by sun, wind and sand.
Calligrapher and sculptor Haidar Alawi Al-Alawi (b. 1979) holds an undergraduate degree in art education from King Saud University in Riyadh. He is also a member of both the Arabic Calligraphy Group in Qatif and the Society for Culture and Arts in Dammam. Haider Al-Alawi entered the world of sculpture by attending a course of sculpting on marble with the Italian artist, Dionisio Cimarelli, and began by making small wood carvings.
Al-Alawi has organized and participated in exhibitions and won awards in local and international competitions. He has also participated in several international events including: the Gulf Sculptors Forum, Bahrain, Manama (2015) and Saudi Arabia (2015); the International Sculptors Camp, Oman (2016-2017-2019); live sculpture at Contemporary Art Exhibition, Jubail (2018) and East Coast Festival, Dammam, Saudi Arabia (2018).
Desert LinesHaider Alawi Al-Alawi takes inspiration from forces found in nature, which then translates into tangible artworks, such as ‘Desert Lines.’ This sculpture explores the artist's observations on the influence of the wind on the desert sand, and ocea...SEE ARTWORK
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