Zahrah Al-Ghamdi

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The Untitled Images, 2014, Khaled Barakeh

Survival of the Artist

Festival 2017 ·Talks ·Visual Arts · Tags: ,

From Palmyra to the old city of Aleppo, the destruction of ancient sites has been widely reported in the media. Artists, curators, collectors, cultural commentators and institutions are also put under increasing risk. Survival of the Artist hears about the issues individuals, institutions and commentators face in times of unprecedented…
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Inanimate Village, Zahrah Al-Ghamdi

Inanimate Village

Festival 2017 ·Visual Arts · Tags: , ,

For one day only Saudi Arabian artist Zahrah Al-Ghamdi will be producing a site-specific installation in the British Museum’s Great Court. This is the first time she will construct the large scale floor installation in view of an audience. Zahrah Al-Ghamdi grew up in the southwestern region of Saudi Arabia…
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Shift. A contemporary art from Saudi

Shift

Festival 2017 ·Visual Arts · Tags: ,

This group exhibition brings together the UK debut of three young female artists from Saudi Arabia: Zahrah Al-Ghamdi, Dana Awartani and Reem Al-Nasser. The works reflect the artists experiences of living in their home cities and domestic spaces. They are powerful testimonies by artists caught between a future driven by…
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Saudi Women Artist

Shift – Women artists from Saudi Arabia

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Negotiating Space is the UK’s first all women show of artists from Saudi Arabia. Featuring Dana Awartani, Reem al-Nasser and Zahra Al-Ghamdi, the artists present work which contemplates the place for memory and heritage as they negotiate their position amidst rapid cultural change in their country.