Misk Art Institute to unveil exhibition in Riyadh titled ‘Here, Now’

DUBAI (Arabnews): Curated by British critic and writer Sacha Craddock, Saudi Arabia’s Misk Art Institute is set to showcase its thirs annual flagship exhibition from Oct. 3- Jan. 31.

Titled “Here, Now,” the show’s theme is “culture” and both Saudi and international artists will be showcased.

The exhibition will feature a mix of mediums, including paintings, textiles, sculptures, immersive installations, and digital works. It was curated by Craddock, as well as assistant curators Alia Ahmad Al-Saud and Nora Algosaibi.

The participating artists include Ayman Yossri Daydban (Saudi Arabia/Palestine); Filwa Nazer (Saudi Arabia); Manal AlDowayan (Saudi Arabia); Piyarat Piyapongwiwat (Thailand); Salah ElMur (Sudan); Sami Ali AlHossein (Saudi Arabia); Sheila Hicks (USA); Vasudevan Akkitham (India); Young In Hong (South Korea) and Yousef Jaha (Saudi Arabia).

The exhibition will be housed at the Prince Faisal bin Fahd Arts Hall in Riyadh and is also accessible online via the Misk Art Institute’s website.