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Edge of Arabia Venice

Palazzo Contarini Polginac, Venice

05 June - 2 August 2009

In June 2009 Edge of Arabia travelled to the 53rd Venice Biennale, and was described as ‘the best representation of Middle Eastern art in the Biennale’. The exhibition, showcased in the celebrated Palazzo Contarini Polginac and visited by over 11,000 visitors, created a powerful platform for showcasing Saudi art around the world and has paved the way for the first ever Saudi pavilion at the 2011 Venice Biennale.

For his particiaption in Edge of Arabia Ahmed presented one of his most inspiring works Magnetism, since which, has become one of his most internationally aclaimed works.

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Edge of Arabia Venice, 2009