Nasser Al Salem


Athr exhibit at Katara Cultural Village, Doha

July 7, 2013

Athr Gallery head to Doha, Qatar, this month to collaborate with the city’s Katara Cultural Village on ‘Show Of Faith’, a major, multi-media group exhibition on July 11 and running until August 31.


Athr artists represent Saudi Arabia in Venice

July 4, 2013

Rhizoma: (Generation in Waiting) -the Saudi Arabian Pavilion at this year’s Venice Bienalle produced by Edge of Arabia and co-curated by Sara Raza - opened on May 30 to critical acclaim. The exhibition features a number of young Saudi artists and, in particular, considers their interest in new-media practices.


10 make Jameel Prize 3 cut

May 20, 2013 - By Gulf Today

3 Nasser Al Salem

Jameel Prize nominees forge ahead with tradition

April 1, 2013 - By Anna Seaman for The National

Nasser Al Salem, Kul and Kul I. Al Salem is the first Saudi Arabian nominee. His calligraphic work (seen on the cover) redefines the traditional process of this ancient art. Nasser Al Salem is a 29-year-old calligrapher from Mecca who learnt his craft in the holy mosque surrounding the Kaaba. He has reinterpreted one of the most ancient Islamic traditions into a series of ink on paper works called Kul, meaning "everything" or "all".


Kingdom’s Athr Gallery shines at Art Dubai

March 26, 2013 - By Mohamed El Hebeishy for Arab News

In its seventh edition this year, Art Dubai hosted 75 galleries from 30 different countries showcasing the creative and artistic work of 500 artists. Saudi Arabia was represented by Athr Gallery.

Athr Gallery participates in Art Dubai

March 24, 2013 - By Ashraq Al-Awsat

إعلان القائمة القصيرة لجائزة جميل للفن الإسلامي

March 3, 2013 - By Ashraq Al-Awsat

10 أسماء تضم لأول مرة مرشحين من السعودية وأذربيجان والهند