Noor Riyadh unites Saudi and international artists with a program featuring some of the most established names in light art, and an expansive roster of emerging and established local and regional artists. More than 60 artists exhibited in 2021, with citywide installations showcased across Riyadh from March 18 - April 3, and the landmark exhibition ‘Light Upon Light: Light Art since the 1960s’ from March 18 - June 12.
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Riyadh Art’s ten programs and two festivals turn the city into a creative canvas, bringing public art to the spaces where people travel, work and play.EXPLORE NOW
Noor Riyadh is an annual festival of light and art consisting of public art installations across Riyadh and the 'Light Upon Light: Light Art since the 1960s' exhibition
The citywide installations for Noor Riyadh’s first edition were curated by Dr. Eiman Elgibreen, curator of the Saudi National Pavilion at the 58th Venice Biennale, Pam Toonen, curator at Light Art Collection, and with Vincenzo de Bellis as an international artist curatorial consultant
Noor Riyadh 2021’s 'Light Upon Light: Light Art since the 1960s' exhibition was curated by Susan Davidson, former curator of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York and Raneem Zaki Farsi, expert in the Saudi Arabian contemporary art scene