Art Jameel’s new centre in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia’s coastal city, is now open! The five-month opening season (until April 30) includes an array of new exhibitions, commissions, projects and installations across the creative complex, featuring more than 45 artists from around 20 countries.
Teible is an artisan bakery and upscale local seasonal dining concept located at Jameel Arts Centre, Jaddaf Waterfront. Launched by artist and entrepreneur Peter Ahn, Teible is a dining destination that emphasizes local produce and sustainability.
Park Projects is a new programme that invites artists to produce works in the context of Jameel Arts Centre’s waterfront Sculpture Park. The commissioned artworks will inhabit public space in unexpected ways, questioning notions of nature and community.
Jameel Arts Centre offers diverse workshops to foster and encourage sustainable art practices. In this series of sustainably focussed workshops, families collaborate and learn to recycle everyday materials into tangible and symbolic artworks.
Through a wide range of learning opportunities dedicated to children, teenagers and students, the various upcoming workshops and tours offer space for deeper engagement with the Centre’s exhibitions. The workshops ‘Living Sculptures’ and ‘The Marks of Sound’, feature guided tours of the galleries, followed by hands-on art activities inspired by artist themes, techniques and processes.
In this iteration of Library Circles, Jameel Library presents food writer and filmmaker Salma Serry’s research, exploring food as a site of confluence where history, knowledge, politics, economies, senses and semantics become interconnected elements that are produced and reproduced continuously throughout time.
A compelling episodic story of a young woman trapped in a vast library, appealing for all ages, 17-year Cicada is an ode to reading, designed to create new pathways to books and expand on the idea of a bibliography.