As the daring drivers and their mean machines go back home after the conclusion of the Dakar Rally, the host Saudi Arabia has announced a unique exhibition being organized collaboratively by Desert X and the Royal Commission of AlUla (RCU) from January 31 to March 7, 2020.
Neville Wakefield and Raneem Farsi, curators of Desert X AlUla, onsite. photo by Noon Art, image courtesy RCU.
The participating line-up of illustrious artists are: Lita Albuquerque (US, based in Santa Monica); Manal AlDowayan (Saudi Arabia, based in Dubai); Zahrah AlGhamdi (b.1977, Saudi Arabia, based in Jeddah); Nasser AlSalem (Saudi Arabia, based in Jeddah); Rashed Al Shashai (Saudi Arabia, based in Jeddah); Gisela Colon (Canada, based in Los Angeles); Sherin Guirguis (Egypt, based in Los Angeles); Mohammed Ahmed Ibrahim (b. 1962, UAE, based in Khorfakkan); Nadim Karam (Lebanon, based in Beirut); eL Seed (France, based in Dubai); Wael Shawky (Egypt, based in Alexandria and Philadelphia); Muhannad Shono (Saudi Arabia, based in Riyadh); Superflex (founded 1993, Denmark, based in Copenhagen); and Rayyane Tabet (b. 1983, Lebanon, based in Beirut).