BIOGRAPHY:

 

Nouf Alhimiary is a feminist artist, and gender researcher from Saudi Arabia. Interested in gender and feminist scholarship and activism in the middle east, her work has been shown internationally in Venice Biennial, the British Museum, Sharjah Museum of Art, Dubai Design Week and the UtahMOCA among others.

 

CONTACT:

NALHIM@ME.COM

 

Exhibitions & Commissions:

 

2017

 

Cities of Conviction

Group Show, Utah MOCA

Utah, United States of America

 

Fully Booked Dubai

Mural Commission, Alserkal Avenue

Dubai Design Week, UAE

 

Radical Love: Female Lust

Group Show, Crypt Gallery

London, UK

 

2016

Phantom Punch

Group Show, Bates College Museum

Lewiston, Maine, USA

 

2015

Invisible Lines

Group Show, Islamic Human Rights Commission Gallery

London, UK

 

2014

Islamic Art Festival

Group Show, Sharjah Art Museum

Sharjah, UAE

 

Rhizoma

Group Show, Venice Biennial

Venice, Italy

 

Mostly Visible

Group Show, Jeddah Art Week

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

 

2012

Hajj A Journey to the Heart of Islam

Group Show, Addis Gallery / The British Museum

London, UK

 

ARTiculate

Group Show, Effat University Student Show

Jeddah Saudi Arabia

 

 

 

 

Publications:

 

Bates College

[VIDEO INTERVIEW] An Introduction to a Cultural Phantom Punch with Saudi Artist Nouf Alhimiary

By Lillie Shulman, published on November 16, 2016

 

Nouf Alhimiary describes her inspiration for the series The Desire to Not Exist and her interest in existentialism.

 

Watch the video Here.

 

Press Herald

Art review: Contemporary Saudi works highlight a fast-evolving art scene

By Daniel Kany, published on November 6, 2016

 

An exhibition by Saudi Arabian artists is on view through March 18 at the Bates College Museum of Art in Lewiston.

 

Read the article Here.

 

The Huffington Post

Saudi Arabian Artist Turns A Daily Fashion Log Into Feminist Activism

By Priscilla Frank, published on April 19, 2016

 

The series, “What She Wore,” explores the relationship between individuality and tradition.

 

Read the article Here.

 

Buzzfeed

A Saudi Photographer Took Pictures Of Women In Abayas To Capture Their Individuality

By Sonia Mariam Thomas, published on April 18, 2016

 

Nouf Alhimiary’s photos depict women in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, from different walks of life, all dressed in the traditional abaya.

 

Read the article Here.

 

The Floating Magazine

PEOPLE: NOUF ALHIMIARY

By Payal Khandelwal, published on March 30, 2016

 

Activism led by art is slowly becoming a mighty force to be reckoned with. Nouf Alhimiary, a young photographer based in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, is one of the proponents of that force.

 

Read the Article Here.

 

Girl Talk HQ

Meet The Saudi Arabian Photographer Weaving Feminism Into Her Work

 

While art is often created for entertainment, especially in our celebrity-driven, money-fueled generation, there are still many artists using their unique voice to speak up for what moves them.

 

Read the article Here.

 

Aquila Style

Saudi photographer Nouf Alhimiary inspired by feminism

By Teakster, published on June 3, 2015

 

Nouf Alhimiary is an emerging photographer whose practice centres on vintage media and antique cameras.

 

You can read the article Here.

 

AND

 

Artist Spotlight: Nouf Alhimiary from Saudi Arabia

By Aquila Style, published on April 11, 2015

 

You can read the article Here.

 

 

GOLDEN BOY PRESS

GOLDEN BOY PRESS INTERVIEW #256

By POI, published in 2015

 

Exploring the various ways of being vulnerable in today’s society through her work, NOUFLING stands by her passion and drive to succeed in making a difference.

 

You can read the article Here.

 

AL-ARABIYAH

Arabs in America: Saudi artists launch U.S. tour

By Saffiya Ansari, published on March 18, 2014

 

Formed in the mountains of Saudi Arabia, art collective Edge of Arabia is launching a U.S. tour in the hopes of bridging the cultural divide.

 

You can read the article Here.