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Athr Gallery: Building the Contemporary Art Scene

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The Athr Gallery was founded in 2009 by Hamza Serafi and Mohammed Hafiz in Jeddah, Athr Gallery plays a pivotal role in building the Contemporary art scene in Saudi.


At the Historic Jeddah Season, Athr Gallery brings us an art exhibition, coffee, hand puppet performance in a collaboration with artist Salem Bajnaid of Medd Cafe. One of the many exhibits is an installation piece which tells the story of the origin of the discovery of coffee by Imam Al Shathli, created by Sarah Al Abdali in collaboration with artist Salem Bajnaid.

Representing international as well as Middle Eastern artists, Athr provides a space for creative experimentation with an aim to sustain and encourage engagement with local audiences. It is an initiative with an aim to establish a sustainable art scene with an international presence, representing Middle Eastern artists as well as international artists.

The Athr Gallery is located in the Garden Baraha and is open until the end of the season between 6:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m.

More details on the Season can be found at www.livehjseason.com 

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