Enjoy a special late opening featuring a dance performance and video screening by Saudi artist Ahaad Alamoudi. Alamoudi blends playful pop references with traditional dance motifs in her work. The bar will be open for themed cocktails.
Learn how to create Islamic geometric art with artist Richard Henry. Henry teaches internationally, including at the Princes School of Traditional Arts. Participants will learn how to make folded patterns and reconstruct patterns from Andalucia and Morocco. Lunch and materials provided.
Screening of short films by Saudi Arabian actor/director Ahd. The star of Wadjda (2012) and Rattle the Cage (2016) is now producing her first feature film, My Driver and I. Followed by Q&A with Ahd and Sheyma Buali.
Presentation by artist Anne Senstad on founding Time Beyond Place – The Cultural Bridge. Through this crosscultural, all-female platform, artists create work about the preservation of cultural heritage, domesticity and memory in Saudi Arabia. An ithra initiative, coordinated by CULTURUNNERS.
Join Omniya Abdel Barr, founder of the Save Cairo campaign, as she discusses the richly varied architectural heritage of this dynamic city and the current fight to prevent the further destruction of its memories and what remains of its past.