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b. 1973, Saudi Arabia

Manal AlDowayan Biography

Manal AlDowayan is a Saudi artist, living and working in Dubai, UAE and Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. Born in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia in 1973.

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Embracing diverse media, Manal AlDowayan's work encompasses black and white photography, sculpture, video, sound, neon and large-scale participatory installations. Her artistic practice revolves around themes of active forgetting, archives, and collective memory, with a large focus on the state of Saudi women and their representation.

She has documented social groups like the oil men and women of Saudi Arabia in her project, If I Forget You Don't Forget Me, and has addressed the impact of mass media on propagating intentional erasing of identities in her project Crash, highlighting the unnamed Saudi teachers dying in car crashes across Saudi Arabia. Her participatory projects have attracted hundreds of women to use art as a new platform to address social injustice like Tree of Guardians, Esmi-My Name, and Suspended Together.

In 2014 she was a recipient of a research Fellowship from NYU AD and was invited in early 2015 to the Robert Rauschenberg Residency in Captiva, Florida. Manal has shown her work in Prospect 3 New Orleans - The American Biennale (2014/15), in collateral shows at the Venice Biennale (2009/11), and at Museums around the world like Gawngju Museum in South Korea, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Denmark, The Victoria and Albert Museum in UK, and Mathaf Museum of Modern Arab Art in Qatar. Her art works are part of public collection at the British Museum, LA County Museum, Louisiana Museum, and Mathaf.

Manal AlDowayan Featured Artworks

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Suspended together (Standing Dove) by Manal AlDowayan contemporary artwork
Manal AlDowayanSuspended together (Standing Dove), 2008Printed porcelain
18 x 20 x 32 cm
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Standing Dove by Manal AlDowayan contemporary artwork
Manal AlDowayanStanding Dove, 2008Printed porcelain
18 x 20 x 32 cm
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Totem 6 (Curtains) by Manal AlDowayan contemporary artwork
Manal AlDowayanTotem 6 (Curtains), 2019Natural linen, ink, foam
54 x 60 x 60 cm
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Suspended Palms II by Manal AlDowayan contemporary artwork
Manal AlDowayanSuspended Palms II, 2019Brass, twill, hemp thread and porcelain
220 x 14 cm
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I am an architect by Manal AlDowayan contemporary artwork
Manal AlDowayanI am an architect, 2007Silver gelatin print
51 x 41 cm
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Just Paper (Group I) by Manal AlDowayan contemporary artwork
Manal AlDowayanJust Paper (Group I), 2019Silkscreen on porcelain and jute
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Just Paper (Group II) by Manal AlDowayan contemporary artwork
Manal AlDowayanJust Paper (Group II), 2019Silkscreen on porcelain and jute
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Just Paper (Group III) by Manal AlDowayan contemporary artwork
Manal AlDowayanJust Paper (Group III), 2019Silkscreen on porcelain and jute

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Manal AlDowayan Recent Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, Manal AlDowayan, What Is And What Has Been at Sabrina Amrani Gallery, Madrid
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12 January–12 February 2019 Manal AlDowayan What Is And What Has Been Sabrina Amrani Gallery, Madera, 23
Contemporary art exhibition, Manal AlDowayan, Watch Before You Fall at Sabrina Amrani Gallery, Madrid
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12 January–30 March 2019 Manal AlDowayan Watch Before You Fall Sabrina Amrani Gallery, Sallaberry, 52
Contemporary art exhibition, Manal AlDowayan, And I, Will I Forget? at Sabrina Amrani Gallery, Madrid
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11 January–26 February 2017 Manal AlDowayan And I, Will I Forget? Sabrina Amrani Gallery, Madera, 23

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