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The Bright Side of the Desert Moon
Noor Riyadh, the Largest Light Art Festival in the World, runs from November 30 to December 16, 2023


Experience 17 days of radiant, large-scale public art at Noor Riyadh. This festival showcases expansive light-based artworks, from ephemeral sculptures and urban projections to immersive site-specific installations, across five pivotal city hubs.

Curated by an illustrious team - Jérôme Sans, co-founder of Paris' Palais de Tokyo; Pedro Alonzo, a Boston-based curator known for transcending museum boundaries; and Riyadh's own artists and curators, Alaa Tarabzouni and Fahad Bin Naif - the festival boasts over 120 pieces by more than 100 artists. A significant 35 of these talents hail from Saudi Arabia, a testament to how the dynamic regional art scene is reaching new international heights. Dive into a curated world, blending global art expertise with local architectural insights.