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Abha – Traditional Architecture

December 19, 2010


Amidst the mountain tops of the Asir region in the far south-west of Saudi Arabia lies the town of Abha. The place is green and a good ten degrees cooler than the desert, only half an hour’s drive below. The air is clean and pure and from your lofty foothold you frequently face fantastic thunderstorms […]

Unknown Legend

October 21, 2010


The edges of the long vanishing stretch of tarmac are obscured by great swaths of sand, merging it with the desert on either side. Gusts of wind blow lacey waves across our path, dust dancing lightly on the surface, continually in motion, never settling to cover the road. A nine year old boy behind the […]

Edge of Arabia – Berlin

July 15, 2010


Edge of Arabia is an exhibition organised by community interest company ‘Offscreen’. It is a unique collection of contemporary art from Saudi Arabia, from an art community that is historically non-existent and is now trying to find it’s feet and break through. After the impressive world debut of the Edge of Arabia exhibition in the Palazzo […]