On Purpose

18nov09:0018mar09:00On Purpose

Event Details

ATHR FOUNDATION is proud to present the opening night of “On Purpose”, the 8th installment of its renowned Young Saudi Artists (YSA) exhibition series and the first under ATHR FOUNDATION’s banner. YSA is making its debut in Riyadh with this edition, and it is also the largest YSA exhibition to take place to date, featuring 25 emerging artists.

Titled “On Purpose”, the exhibition will feature 25 emerging  Saudi and Saudi-based artists exploring their interpretations of purpose through diverse mediums.

Curated by renowned artist Rami Farook and a selection committee composed of Ayman Yossri DaydbanDur KattanWejdan RedaHamza Serafi, and Solafa Rawas. (bios below)

“On Purpose”, aims to highlight the creativity and diversity of our Kingdom’s young artistic talents. Attendees will be among the first to experience how selected emerging artists from across Saudi Arabia have uniquely conceptualized and expressed the theme of purpose through their work.

View the diverse range of artworks, enjoy refreshments, and engage with the curator and participating artists. You won’t want to miss this exciting showcase of the next generation of Saudi and Saudi residents’ creative visionaries.

The exhibition is from November 18th from 6-11 PM at Ethr Residency until March 18th.



November 18 (Saturday) 09:00 - March 18 (Monday) 09:00





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