50 People Shaping the Culture of the Middle East


Ahmed Mater, Saudi Arabia

Ahmed Mater, Saudi Arabia

Ahmed Mater is considered one of the most significant artists in the Saudi contemporary art world. His range spans painting, photography, installations, video and calligraphy and have been displayed extensively. Motifs from traditional and globalized culture often live throughout his work. He is also a founder of Edge of Arabia, an independent arts initiative that nurtures a network of artists in Saudi Arabia through exhibitions and educational programs.

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