Ahmed Mater

Born in Abha, Saudi Arabia, in 1979, Ahmed Mater trained as a doctor. He has been creating art in different mediums including photography, painting, installation, performance, and video since the 1990s.

His aesthetic explorations and subject matter intercept the fields of urbanism, anthropology, religion, and medicine. He co-founded the artist collectives Edge of Arabia and Culturerunners and has directed the Pharan Studio since its foundation.

The work Ahmed Mater created at Factum Arte has been exhibited at:

  • Symbolic Cities: The Work of Ahmed Mater, Freer and Sackler Galleries, Washington DC, 2016
  • Mitochondria: Powerhouses, Galleria Continua, San Gimignano, 2017

Ahmed Mater describes in an interview his creative process at Factum Arte

Mitochondria: Powerhouses


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