An Anniversary: Women Driving, Through the Eyes of Six Saudi Female Artists

  • Ithra, online
Celebrating the second anniversary of the historical royal decree that lifted the ban on women driving in Saudi Arabia, this online exhibition allows viewers a chance to see how Saudi female artists have celebrated that announcement. The exhibition explores the artistic journey of six women and how they have used their artwork to reflect what driving has meant to them. Among them are Tagreed Al Bagshi, who has championed women driving in her artwork since 2010, and Skna Hassan, who in 2016 was denied an exhibition focusing on women driving.  Other works are by Noor Alsaif, Ahlam Alsedouky, Hayfaa Husanain and Fatimah Alnemer, who observes that her work is "not just from the point of view of transport but the role that women should play in transforming thoughts, policies and systems."  
Hayfaa Hasanain
"A Queen on the Road," Hayfaa Hasanai, 2018.

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