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Business & Money | Monday 1 July, 2019 3:48 pm |

Street Art Exhibition at Historic Jeddah Season

The Historic Jeddah Season continues to showcase various interactive workshops,
performances and exhibitions ensuring that families enjoy their summers in the
Kingdom. Street art exhibition part of an Artist-led initiative, in association with the
Saudi Ministry of Culture, Saudi Art Council and Art Jameel presents ‘The Waves Won’t
Stop When You Leave” exhibition. This main exhibition for ‘Public/Private’ is composed
of a series of installations, sculptures, video and photography. Street art in its varied
shape and form can be noticed all around, whether it features poetic or social
statements with beautiful murals or group tags and is a form of commentary and
expression through a visual medium. The Waves Won’t Stop When You Leave, is one
such street exhibition, with an aim to unpack the complex network of relationships
between the artists, their physical environment and the society that have come to shape
street art in Saudi Arabia. The street art at Historic Jeddah Season, encourages a
continuous reflection and engagement with Al Balad district and its surrounding
neighborhoods. Renowned local artists like Basma Flimban are part of this amazing
artistic realm. Basma is an award winning artist, having showcased some of her

outstanding work across the GCC. Visitors can immerse themselves in this art exhibition
located at the Yard, beside Rabat Al Kunji, from 6 – 11pm until the end of the season.

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