Jeddah Arts 21,39: I Love You, Urgently

  • through April 18, 2020
  • The Saudi Art Council and al-Balad, Jiddah
At a time when Saudi Arabia is undergoing a rapid transformation, the seventh edition of 21,39 asks local and international artists, architects, designers and thinkers to seek out tangible solutions and to formulate alternative and symbiotic ways to inhabit our planet. The title of this edition is an unexpected address, as it departs from scientific vernacular to emphasize the highly personal dynamics amid which we are living today. Through exhibitions, commissions and a series of dialogs, talks and debates taking place in the gallery spaces of the Saudi Art Council and in al-Balad, the historic city center of Jiddah, participants are invited to address ideas of biomimicry, the imitation of the models, systems and elements of nature for the purpose of solving complex human problems; of adaptability; and of specificity, how to think of alternative and symbiotic ways to inhabit our planet from local contexts. 
Leila's Quest for Flight
Leila's Quest for Flight
April 25, 2020 through April 25, 2020
Hassan Sharif: I Am The Single Work Artist
Hassan Sharif: I Am The Single Work Artist
February 29, 2020 through May 3, 2020
Ayman Zedani
Artwork by Saudi-born conceptual artist Ayman Zedani.

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