Muhannad Shono (b. 1977) is a Saudi artist whose multidisciplinary practice includes ink on paper, large-scale experiential, sculptural and technological installations.
Muhannad Shono (b. 1977) is a Saudi artist whose multidisciplinary practice includes ink on paper, large-scale experiential, sculptural and technological installations. A self-taught artist based in Riyadh, his work deals with the singular, the minute and the individual unit of thought and how it then coagulates into systems of belief, tribalistic action and the formation of human factions.
Select group exhibitions include Desert X, Al Ula (2020); I Love You Urgently, 21,39, Jeddah (2019); and Bridges to Seoul, Seoul (2019). Solo exhibitions include: The Silence Is Still Talking, Athr, Jeddah (2019); Ala: Ritual Machine, Ithra, Dammam and Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin (2018); and Children of Yam, Athr, Jeddah (2016).
Daniel Firman (b. 1966) is a French artist based between New York, Istanbul, and Dreux in France. Firman studied at the Beaux-Arts in France, and was immediately fascinated with dance and architecture.SEE ARTIST
Yayoi Kusama (b.1929) is an avant-garde artist and novelist. She has created fantastical paintings using polka dots and nets as motifs since childhood. Working energetically on new art pieces, she plays an active part in artistic activities, often traveling the world for exhibitions of her works.SEE ARTIST
Abdullah AlOthman (b. 1985) is an artist and a published contemporary poet born in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. AlOthman’s artwork starts with a question concerning life, its cycles and its effect on his and others’ existence; “art is life” – art means living better.SEE ARTIST
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