Tag: desert

"Gold Falls" by Serge Attukwei Clottey

“Gold Falls” by Serge Attukwei Clottey

Artist: Serge Attukwei Clottey Title: Gold Falls Year: 2022 Installation view: Desert X AlUla 2022 Courtesy: the artist and Desert X AlUla Photo credits: Lance Gerber “Serge Attukwei Clottey’s installation addresses the experience of globalization, migration and water equity by shrouding slabs of rock in meticulously crafted tapestries […]

"In Blur" by Alicja Kwade

“In Blur” by Alicja Kwade

Artist: Alicja Kwade Title: In Blur Year: 2022 Installation view: Desert X AlUla 2022 Courtesy: the artist and Desert X AlUla Photo credits: Lance Gerber “Alicja Kwade’s architectural structures reflect and frame the natural artefacts she encountered on the desert floor, which she rearranged and supplemented to create […]

"Geography of Hope" by Abdullah AlOthman

“Geography of Hope” by Abdullah AlOthman

Artist: Abdullah AlOthman Title: Geography of Hope Year: 2022 Installation view: Desert X AlUla 2022 Courtesy: the artist and Desert X AlUla Photo credits: Lance Gerber “Abdullah AlOthman’s piece references theories of light refraction rooting back to the early days of desert civilization and culture, with stainless steel […]

"Grounding" by Khalil Rabah

“Grounding” by Khalil Rabah

Artist: Khalil Rabah Title: Grounding Year: 2022 Installation view: Desert X AlUla 2022 Courtesy: the artist and Desert X AlUla Photo credits: Lance Gerber “Khalil Rabah creates a mirage of an orchard of olive trees, which stand here in the desert as living things displaced from their indigenous […]

"Camouflage 2.0" by Zeinab Alhashemi

“Camouflage 2.0” by Zeinab Alhashemi

Artist: Zeinab Alhashemi Title: Camouflage 2.0 Year: 2022 Installation view: Desert X AlUla 2022 Courtesy: the artist and Desert X AlUla Photo credits: Lance Gerber “Zeinab AlHashemi’s interactive sculpture uses discarded camel skins on an abstract, geometric base, resembling a rock formation in the desert; like a camouflage, […]

The Noah Purifoy Outdoor Desert Art Museum

Il museo di Noah Purifoy nel deserto del Mojave

Il deserto, come abbiamo visto più volte in questo blog, rappresenta un luogo di ispirazione per artisti e pensatori. Oltre a possedere un paesaggio particolarmente affascinante e misterioso, raccoglie anche un’altissima concentrazione di quella cura salvifica rappresentata dal silenzio. Forse per questo motivo l’artista Noah Purifoy (1917-2004), negli […]