Ahaad Alamoudi, b.1991, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Alamoudi was raised between England and Saudi Arabia. Traveling between the two kingdoms, Ahaad’s work addresses history and representation. She graduated from Dar Al Hekma University in Jeddah with a BA in Visual Communication in 2014 and graduated with an MA in Print from the Royal College of Art in 2017. In her research about Saudi’s reforming ethnography, Ahaad’s photography, video and print installations aim at altering the historical rendition of Saudi Arabia.
Her most recent solo exhibition titled Heat Burns, Athr Gallery, Jeddah (2020) was presented during 21,39. Group shows include: Colour Bar, Maraya Art Center, Sharjah (2019); Screens Series, New Museum, NYC (2019); Public/Private, Historical Jeddah (2019); Out of Place, Athr Gallery, Jeddah (2019); Al Obour, SAC, Jeddah (2019; Young Arab Exhibition, ArtX, NYC (2018); MANWAR, Hafez Gallery, Jeddah (2018); Refusing to be Still, SAC, Jeddah (2018); The Parallel Kingdom exhibition at the Station Museum in Houston; The Generation exhibition at Minnesota Street Project in San Francisco and in the Phantom Punch exhibition at Bates College of Art in Lewiston, Maine (2017 & 2016); We Need to Talk, Edge of Arabia, Jeddah (2012), Young Saudi Artists, Athr Gallery, Jeddah (2012) and others.