Jérôme Sans - The Bright Side of the Desert Moon - Noor Riyadh 2023

The Bright Side of the Desert Moon - Noor Riyadh 2023
Curated by Jérôme Sans, Pedro Alonzo, Alaa Tarabzouni and Fahad Bin Naif

Exhibitions Commissaire Directeur artistique

Noor Riyadh est une célébration des arts et de la lumière s’étendant à travers la ville et transformant le paysage urbain en un musée à ciel ouvert. C’est l'un des festivals les plus ambitieux de son genre. Ancrée dans la capitale cosmopolite et dynamique de l'Arabie saoudite, The Bright Side of the Desert Moon est une intervention dans une ville en plein essor, démontrant un monde en pleine mutation, tel un tourbillon dans le désert. Au milieu de ces transformations accélérées, le festival vise à écrire une histoire répartie sur plusieurs sites, comme une symphonie en différents mouvements qui prend place à la nuit tombée.
 
Située à Riyad, une métropole en plein essor plantée au milieu d'une vaste terre aride, l'exposition considère le désert comme un lieu de reconnexion où nos différences se dissipent. La lumière du désert nous aveugle autant qu'elle nous guide, nous trompe autant qu'elle nous émerveille. Ayant le pouvoir de nous éblouir visuellement tant que mentalement, l'intensité de la lumière dans le désert a une aura mystérieuse, presque miraculeuse, comme un mirage. Les rayons descendants se réfractent et semblent se retourner vers nous : ils révèlent que la lumière n'est pas statique mais se déplace dans l'atmosphère, comme si elle semait des graines ou arrosait les sols secs et uniformes. Particulièrement sujette à cette illusion d'optique, emblématique de ce qui peut être vu mais jamais atteint, Riyad se transforme en un jardin intangible où la lumière est conçue comme étant la force universelle qui construit notre monde contemporain et nos relations interpersonnelles.
 
Approchée comme à la fois vitalement naturelle et de plus en plus artificielle, depuis les premières flammes qui ont permis à l'humanité de se sédentariser et de se développer, jusqu'à l'éclat des écrans technologiques d'aujourd'hui, la lumière guide l'histoire de l'humanité. Tenu entre les mains de cette torche enchanteresse, le monde est devenu expansif, ininterrompu, infini. Si le grand câble venait à être débranché, privant l'humanité de cette énergie rayonnante et aveuglante, le cours de nos vies et le monde tel que nous le connaissons viendraient à immédiatement s’arrêter, inconcevablement perturbés. Située au cœur même de la structure de la société, la lumière est le cordon ombilical de notre monde, qu'il soit économique, politique, sociologique ou culturel.
 
Métaphore puissante de notre monde contemporain, le désert est la figure des méta-villes d'aujourd'hui dans lesquelles on est facilement submergé par l'information. Dans ce monde extrêmement interconnecté, les individus n'ont paradoxalement jamais été aussi déconnectés. L'homme se retrouve isolé, effacé face à la multitude, comme restreint et lié à son propre grain de sable. L'anonymat au coeur de la foule est paradoxalement associé à une célébrité accessible, même si fugace - un quart d'heure de célébrité à la Warhol rendu possible grâce aux réseaux sociaux. L'exposition détourne la vision du désert comme une force décontextualisante qui pousse à repenser nos relations et à reconsidérer l'anonymat comme un moyen de se reconnecter.
 
S'appuyant sur le progrès technologique et prêtant attention à l'histoire de la perception de la lumière par l'humanité, The Bright Side of the Desert Moon vise ainsi à canaliser la diversité qui compose notre monde dans une expérience partagée à travers les œuvres d'art. Ce manifeste poétique éclairant va à l'encontre de nos tendances individualistes et célèbre la lumière commune qui nous réchauffe, nous réconforte et nous relie tous.

 

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 Jérôme Sans, Pedro Alonzo, Alaa Tarabzouni and Fahad Bin Naif 

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LAURENT GRASSO
Future Herbarium, 2023
Site specific 3D animation, LiDAR scans
Digital City Towers, Riyadh
© Laurent Grasso © Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Commissioned by RCRC and Riyadh Art

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BRUNO RIBEIRO
All is Well, 2023
Laser light panels, moving lights, LED strip lights, sky beam, scaffolding
3.67 x 3.67 x 20.21 m
© Bruno Ribeiro © Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Commissioned by RCRC and Riyadh Art

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UGO SCHIAVI
The Day the Sand Caught Fire
Clear resin, various recycled materials, LED strips on metal structure
4 x 4 x 5 m
© Ugo Schiavi © Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Commissioned by RCRC and Riyadh Art

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JOSE DÁVILA,
Luminous Whispers, 2023
Cast concrete, stainless steel, metal, light
4 sculptures: 3.45 x 2.30 x 1.8 cm
© Jose Dávila © Noor Riyadh & Havas
Commissionned by RCRC and Riyadh Art 

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Ayman Yossri Daydban, Tree House, 2023 
Site-specific installation, wood 15.30 x 10.10 x 4.97 m 
Commissioned by RCRC and Riyadh Art 
© Mario Guerra 

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GUADALUPE MARAVILLA
Falling Lightning Bolt, 2023
Bronze and other metals
7 m
© Guadalupe Maravilla © Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Commissioned by RCRC and Riyadh Art

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MONIRA AL QADIRI,
Monument, 2023  
Aluminium sculpture
1 x 4.50 m
© Monira Al Qadiri © Noor Riyadh & Havas
Commissionned by RCRC and Riyadh Art 

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DANA-FIONA ARMOUR
Solenoglyphous C.C., 2023
Opaline glass, solar lights
Site-specific installation, 25 pieces of 1.20 x 0.05 x 0.35 m each
© Dana-Fiona Armour © Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Commissioned by RCRC and Riyadh Art  

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CLAUDIA COMTE, 
Monument to the Disappearing Forests, 2023
80 spruce trunks, 1 oak trunk, LED lights
17 x 6 x 17 m 
© Claudia Comte © Noor Riyadh & Havas
Commissionned by RCRC and Riyadh Art 

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SHILPA GUPTA,
WE CHANGE EACH OTHER, 2023 
Animated light installation
10 x 5 m
© Shilpa Gupta © Noor Riyadh & Havas
Commissionned by RCRC and Riyadh Art 

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ANGELIKA MARKUL,
Zone Iguazu, 2013 
Video projection on cliff
4'18"" loop
© Angelika Markul © Noor Riyadh & Havas
Presented by RCRC and Riyadh Art 

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Vivian Caccuri, Fourth World, 2023 
Speakers, amplifiers, stage lights. Score in collaboration with Hasan Nakhleh 
Commissioned by RCRC and Riyadh Art 
© Havas 

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JANET ECHELMAN
Earthtime 1.26 Riyadh, 2023
Nylon and UHMWPE (ultra high molecular weight polyethylene) fiber, coloured lighting
Dimensions of net: 43 x 29 x 6 m
Dimensions of installation structure: 77 x 81 m
© Janet Echelman © Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Presented by RCRC and Riyadh Art

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CARSTEN HÖLLER,
Decimal Clock (Blue and Orange), 2023
Neon, cables, aluminium structure, DMX boxes, controller
2.32 x 2.32 m
© Carsten Höller and Gagosian © Noor Riyadh & Havas

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MAX HOOPER SCHNEIDER,
Falling Angel, 2023
Aircraft wreckage, fluorescent light tubes, Tesla coils, vintage neon signs, chains, crushed concrete, mixed media fiberglass pond, microcontroller
3.962 x 2.515 x 4.115 m
© Max Hooper Schneider © Noor Riyadh & Havas
Presented by RCRC and Riyadh Art 

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SUPERFLEX,
Vertical Migration, 2021
Video projection
20’ loop
Vertical Migration, 2021 was originally commissioned by ART 2030 and TBA21–Academy, and developed in close collaboration with Kollision
 © Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Presented by RCRC and Riyadh Art

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NEVIN ALADAĞ, 
Pattern Kinship, Flowers, 2023 
© Nevin Aladağ © Noor Riyadh & Havas
Commissionned by RCRC and Riyadh Art 

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Zahrah AlGhamdi, Life, 2023
Site-specific installation, transparent plastic, soil, epoxy, and metal structures
Variable dimensions 
Commissioned by RCRC and Riyadh Art 
© Havas 

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IVÁN ARGOTE, 
The Other, Me & the Others, 2023
Galvanized metal structure, protective net, LED lights, wooden flooring
15 x 3 x 2.3 m  
© Iván Argote © Noor Riyadh & Havas
Commissionned by RCRC and Riyadh Art 

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SOPHIE LALY,
FADING #10, 2023
© Sophie Laly © Noor Riyadh & Havas
Commissionned by RCRC and Riyadh Art 

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MARIKO MORI
At the Beginning, 2023
Video
1'55''
© Mariko Mori Sound by Ken Ikeda Courtesy of the Artist and Sean Kelly Gallery, New York and Los Angles and SCAI the Bathhouse, Tokyo © Noor Riyadh & Havas
Presented by RCRC and Riyadh Art 

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TOBIAS REHBERGER
Lost to Find, 2023
Neon signs
20 x 5 m
© Tobias Rehberger © Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Commissioned by RCRC and Riyadh Art

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MEL O’CALLAGHAN
The Source, 2023
© Mel O’Callaghan, Courtesy the artist, Galerie Allen, Paris and Cassandra Bird Gallery, Sydney © Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Presented by RCRC and Riyadh Art

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OSGEMEOS
Experience, 2022-2023
Wood, metal, paint, LED lights, mirrors, spray paint, A/C
13 x 4.9 x 14 m
© OSGEMEOS © Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Commissioned by RCRC and Riyadh Art

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STEFAN BRÜGGEMANN, 
Obliteration (Make it Pop), 2023
Neon Tube
5 x 3.3 m
© Stefan Brüggemann © Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Commissionned by RCRC and Riyadh Art 

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YOUNES RAHMOUN
Khasla-Zoujaja, 2023
Two rooms, glass, enameled steel, LED, electric cable, electricity, and mirrors
8 x 15 x 8 m
© Younes Rahmoun © Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Commissioned by RCRC and Riyadh Art

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SAM SAMORE
Eyes, 2023
Single-channel video projection
9’
© Sam Samore © Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Commissioned by RCRC and Riyadh Art

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MARINELLA SENATORE
We Rise by Lifting Others, 2023
Neon, LED lights, wood, aluminum and steel
32 x 6.5 m
Courtesy of the Artist and Mazzoleni Art, London, Torino © Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Commissioned by RCRC and Riyadh Art

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MUHANNAD SHONO,
Absent Sky, 2023
Kinetic technology, fabric, lighting
10.33 x 5.53 m
©Muhannad Shono © Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Commissioned by RCRC and Riyadh Art

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SHOPLIFTER
Xanadu II, 2023
Synthetic hair extensions, LED lights
20 poles of 8 m, 7 m, 6 m, and 5 m
© Shoplifter © Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Commissioned by RCRC and Riyadh Art

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YINKA ILORI
Block Cubes, 2021
In collaboration with the Skate-able Object Park by Unique Design X
600 sqm skate park
© Unique Design X The Skate-able object park, 2023 © Yinka Ilori  © Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Presented by RCRC and Riyadh Art  

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OSCAR TUAZON
Light Rings, 2023
Laminated wood
8 rings, 5 m diameter each
© Oscar Tuazon © Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Commissioned by RCRC and Riyadh Art

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RAFAEL ROZENDAAL
Diagram; Non either; Through; Shape squeeze; Double Room, 2023.
Series of videos on loop
© Rafael Rozendaal © Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Presented by RCRC and Riyadh Art  

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DRIFT
Drone show
12'30''
3 000 drones
© DRIFT © Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Commissioned by RCRC and Riyadh Art  

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DIANA THATER
A Wild Kingdom, 2023
Video projection
350 x 30 m
© Diana Thater © Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Commissioned by RCRC and Riyadh Art  

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Chris Levine,
Molecule of Light, 2021
Steel sculpture with fluorescent lacquer, transducer sound beam, meteorite, UV, and laser elements
25 m height, 6 m diameter (sphere)
© Sphere9 Limited and Chris Levine, all rights reserved DACS 2023
© Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Presented by RCRC and Riyadh Art  

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ALICIA FRAMIS
Leave Here Your Fears, 2023
Canvas, fluorescent tape, mirror, and stained steel
20 canvases 1.5 x 1 m each
© Alicia Framis © Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Commissioned by RCRC and Riyadh Art  

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ALICIA FRAMIS
Leave Here Your Fears, 2023
Canvas, fluorescent tape, mirror, and stained steel 
Sculpture 2.5 x 2.35 m
© Alicia Framis © Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Commissioned by RCRC and Riyadh Art  

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Khaled Makhshoush, Untitled, 2023 
Site-specific installation, LED screen 4.5 x 2.5 m 
Commissioned by RCRC and Riyadh Art 
© Havas 

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Madhawi AlGwaiz, Thurayya, 2023 
Site-specific installation 10 x 6 m 
Commissioned by RCRC and Riyadh Art 
© Havas 

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ANGE LECCIA
Arrangement. Terrestial Globes, 1991-2023
220 luminous terrestial globes
0.42m diameter each
© Ange Leccia © Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Commissioned by RCRC and Riyadh Art  

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FRIENDSWITHYOU
Nature's Gift, 2017
Cold air inflatable
10.7 x 4.57 x 16.9 m
© FriendsWithYou © Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Presented by RCRC and Riyadh Art  

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MIGUEL CHEVALIER
Magic Carpets - The Orign of the World, 2023
Generative and interactive virtual reality installation
Software: Cyrille Henry, Antoine Villeret
© Miguel Chevalier, Software: Cyrille Henry & Antoine Villeret © Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Commissioned by RCRC and Riyadh Art  

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OSGEMEOS
Experience, 2022-2023
Video
1'50''
© OSGEMEOS © Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Commissioned by RCRC and Riyadh Art

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SAM DURANT
Seven Electric Signs, 2002-2019
Electric sign with vinyl text
© Sam Durant © Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Commissioned by RCRC and Riyadh Art

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GREGOR HILDEBRANDT
Behind the Curtain Shines the Light, 2023
VHS tapes, wooden structure, LED
13.45 x 3.51 x 9.03 m
© Gregor Hildebrandt © Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Commissioned by RCRC and Riyadh Art

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LI QING
The House East of Eden, 2023
Color and printed stickers, neon lights
2.35 x 3.60 m
© Li Qing © Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Commissioned by RCRC and Riyadh Art

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JAKOB KUDSK STEENSEN
Catharsis, 2019-2020
2D Cinematic Simulation; Single frame perspective; multichannel outputs run simultaneously in sync
12'
© Jakob Kudsk Steensen © Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Presented by RCRC and Riyadh Art  

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JULIAN CHARRIÈRE,
Controlled Burn, 2022
4K video,
16:9 aspect ratio, 3D ambisonic soundscape Continuous video loop, 32' 
© Julian Charrière © Noor Riyadh & Havas

JULIAN CHARRIÈRE,
Midnight Zone, 2023
Site-specific installation
© Julian Charrière © Noor Riyadh & Havas
Commissionned by RCRC and Riyadh Art 

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ANGE LECCIA
The Sea, 1991-2023
Video
45'41''
© Ange Leccia © Noor Riyadh & Havas
Presented by RCRC and Riyadh Art 

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RAFAEL DOMENECH
Meeting at the Edge of the Heat, 2023
Aluminum structure, printed fabric, wooden benches, lights
4 x 14.08 x 13.56 m
© Alicia Framis © Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Commissioned by RCRC and Riyadh Art  

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KYUNGWON MOON & JOONHO JEON
News from Nowhere: Eclipse, 2022-2023
Single channel HD video installation with LED light, aluminum structure
17'
© Moon Kyungwon and Jeon Joonho © Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Presented by RCRC and Riyadh Art  

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RANDOM INTERNATIONAL
Living Room, 2022
With a score by Max Richter
Custom LED array, custom optics, fog, CNC machined tiles, hanging system, custom tracking system, PC, custom software
300 sqm
© Random International in partnership with Aorist © Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Presented by RCRC and Riyadh Art

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Huda Alnasir, Last Seen, 2023
Site-specific installation, 8 wooden doors 1.28 x 2.40 m each 
Commissioned by RCRC and Riyadh Art 
© Havas 

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Sarah Abu Abdullah, Deep Waters, 2023, Video, 10' loop
Commissioned by RCRC and Riyadh Art
© Havas 

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Sultan Bin Fahad, V1:S1:0NS, 2023
Site-specific installation, concrete, glass, and mirrors 14 x 6 m 
Commissioned by RCRC and Riyadh Art 
© Havas 

 Jérôme Sans, Pedro Alonzo, Alaa Tarabzouni and Fahad Bin Naif 

LAURENT GRASSO
Future Herbarium, 2023
Site specific 3D animation, LiDAR scans
Digital City Towers, Riyadh
© Laurent Grasso © Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Commissioned by RCRC and Riyadh Art

BRUNO RIBEIRO
All is Well, 2023
Laser light panels, moving lights, LED strip lights, sky beam, scaffolding
3.67 x 3.67 x 20.21 m
© Bruno Ribeiro © Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Commissioned by RCRC and Riyadh Art

UGO SCHIAVI
The Day the Sand Caught Fire
Clear resin, various recycled materials, LED strips on metal structure
4 x 4 x 5 m
© Ugo Schiavi © Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Commissioned by RCRC and Riyadh Art

JOSE DÁVILA,
Luminous Whispers, 2023
Cast concrete, stainless steel, metal, light
4 sculptures: 3.45 x 2.30 x 1.8 cm
© Jose Dávila © Noor Riyadh & Havas
Commissionned by RCRC and Riyadh Art 

Ayman Yossri Daydban, Tree House, 2023 
Site-specific installation, wood 15.30 x 10.10 x 4.97 m 
Commissioned by RCRC and Riyadh Art 
© Mario Guerra 

GUADALUPE MARAVILLA
Falling Lightning Bolt, 2023
Bronze and other metals
7 m
© Guadalupe Maravilla © Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Commissioned by RCRC and Riyadh Art

MONIRA AL QADIRI,
Monument, 2023  
Aluminium sculpture
1 x 4.50 m
© Monira Al Qadiri © Noor Riyadh & Havas
Commissionned by RCRC and Riyadh Art 

DANA-FIONA ARMOUR
Solenoglyphous C.C., 2023
Opaline glass, solar lights
Site-specific installation, 25 pieces of 1.20 x 0.05 x 0.35 m each
© Dana-Fiona Armour © Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Commissioned by RCRC and Riyadh Art  

CLAUDIA COMTE, 
Monument to the Disappearing Forests, 2023
80 spruce trunks, 1 oak trunk, LED lights
17 x 6 x 17 m 
© Claudia Comte © Noor Riyadh & Havas
Commissionned by RCRC and Riyadh Art 

SHILPA GUPTA,
WE CHANGE EACH OTHER, 2023 
Animated light installation
10 x 5 m
© Shilpa Gupta © Noor Riyadh & Havas
Commissionned by RCRC and Riyadh Art 

ANGELIKA MARKUL,
Zone Iguazu, 2013 
Video projection on cliff
4'18"" loop
© Angelika Markul © Noor Riyadh & Havas
Presented by RCRC and Riyadh Art 

Vivian Caccuri, Fourth World, 2023 
Speakers, amplifiers, stage lights. Score in collaboration with Hasan Nakhleh 
Commissioned by RCRC and Riyadh Art 
© Havas 

JANET ECHELMAN
Earthtime 1.26 Riyadh, 2023
Nylon and UHMWPE (ultra high molecular weight polyethylene) fiber, coloured lighting
Dimensions of net: 43 x 29 x 6 m
Dimensions of installation structure: 77 x 81 m
© Janet Echelman © Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Presented by RCRC and Riyadh Art

CARSTEN HÖLLER,
Decimal Clock (Blue and Orange), 2023
Neon, cables, aluminium structure, DMX boxes, controller
2.32 x 2.32 m
© Carsten Höller and Gagosian © Noor Riyadh & Havas

MAX HOOPER SCHNEIDER,
Falling Angel, 2023
Aircraft wreckage, fluorescent light tubes, Tesla coils, vintage neon signs, chains, crushed concrete, mixed media fiberglass pond, microcontroller
3.962 x 2.515 x 4.115 m
© Max Hooper Schneider © Noor Riyadh & Havas
Presented by RCRC and Riyadh Art 

SUPERFLEX,
Vertical Migration, 2021
Video projection
20’ loop
Vertical Migration, 2021 was originally commissioned by ART 2030 and TBA21–Academy, and developed in close collaboration with Kollision
 © Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Presented by RCRC and Riyadh Art

NEVIN ALADAĞ, 
Pattern Kinship, Flowers, 2023 
© Nevin Aladağ © Noor Riyadh & Havas
Commissionned by RCRC and Riyadh Art 

Zahrah AlGhamdi, Life, 2023
Site-specific installation, transparent plastic, soil, epoxy, and metal structures
Variable dimensions 
Commissioned by RCRC and Riyadh Art 
© Havas 

IVÁN ARGOTE, 
The Other, Me & the Others, 2023
Galvanized metal structure, protective net, LED lights, wooden flooring
15 x 3 x 2.3 m  
© Iván Argote © Noor Riyadh & Havas
Commissionned by RCRC and Riyadh Art 

SOPHIE LALY,
FADING #10, 2023
© Sophie Laly © Noor Riyadh & Havas
Commissionned by RCRC and Riyadh Art 

MARIKO MORI
At the Beginning, 2023
Video
1'55''
© Mariko Mori Sound by Ken Ikeda Courtesy of the Artist and Sean Kelly Gallery, New York and Los Angles and SCAI the Bathhouse, Tokyo © Noor Riyadh & Havas
Presented by RCRC and Riyadh Art 

TOBIAS REHBERGER
Lost to Find, 2023
Neon signs
20 x 5 m
© Tobias Rehberger © Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Commissioned by RCRC and Riyadh Art

MEL O’CALLAGHAN
The Source, 2023
© Mel O’Callaghan, Courtesy the artist, Galerie Allen, Paris and Cassandra Bird Gallery, Sydney © Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Presented by RCRC and Riyadh Art

OSGEMEOS
Experience, 2022-2023
Wood, metal, paint, LED lights, mirrors, spray paint, A/C
13 x 4.9 x 14 m
© OSGEMEOS © Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Commissioned by RCRC and Riyadh Art

STEFAN BRÜGGEMANN, 
Obliteration (Make it Pop), 2023
Neon Tube
5 x 3.3 m
© Stefan Brüggemann © Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Commissionned by RCRC and Riyadh Art 

YOUNES RAHMOUN
Khasla-Zoujaja, 2023
Two rooms, glass, enameled steel, LED, electric cable, electricity, and mirrors
8 x 15 x 8 m
© Younes Rahmoun © Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Commissioned by RCRC and Riyadh Art

SAM SAMORE
Eyes, 2023
Single-channel video projection
9’
© Sam Samore © Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Commissioned by RCRC and Riyadh Art

MARINELLA SENATORE
We Rise by Lifting Others, 2023
Neon, LED lights, wood, aluminum and steel
32 x 6.5 m
Courtesy of the Artist and Mazzoleni Art, London, Torino © Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Commissioned by RCRC and Riyadh Art

MUHANNAD SHONO,
Absent Sky, 2023
Kinetic technology, fabric, lighting
10.33 x 5.53 m
©Muhannad Shono © Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Commissioned by RCRC and Riyadh Art

SHOPLIFTER
Xanadu II, 2023
Synthetic hair extensions, LED lights
20 poles of 8 m, 7 m, 6 m, and 5 m
© Shoplifter © Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Commissioned by RCRC and Riyadh Art

YINKA ILORI
Block Cubes, 2021
In collaboration with the Skate-able Object Park by Unique Design X
600 sqm skate park
© Unique Design X The Skate-able object park, 2023 © Yinka Ilori  © Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Presented by RCRC and Riyadh Art  

OSCAR TUAZON
Light Rings, 2023
Laminated wood
8 rings, 5 m diameter each
© Oscar Tuazon © Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Commissioned by RCRC and Riyadh Art

RAFAEL ROZENDAAL
Diagram; Non either; Through; Shape squeeze; Double Room, 2023.
Series of videos on loop
© Rafael Rozendaal © Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Presented by RCRC and Riyadh Art  

DRIFT
Drone show
12'30''
3 000 drones
© DRIFT © Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Commissioned by RCRC and Riyadh Art  

DIANA THATER
A Wild Kingdom, 2023
Video projection
350 x 30 m
© Diana Thater © Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Commissioned by RCRC and Riyadh Art  

Chris Levine,
Molecule of Light, 2021
Steel sculpture with fluorescent lacquer, transducer sound beam, meteorite, UV, and laser elements
25 m height, 6 m diameter (sphere)
© Sphere9 Limited and Chris Levine, all rights reserved DACS 2023
© Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Presented by RCRC and Riyadh Art  

ALICIA FRAMIS
Leave Here Your Fears, 2023
Canvas, fluorescent tape, mirror, and stained steel
20 canvases 1.5 x 1 m each
© Alicia Framis © Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Commissioned by RCRC and Riyadh Art  

ALICIA FRAMIS
Leave Here Your Fears, 2023
Canvas, fluorescent tape, mirror, and stained steel 
Sculpture 2.5 x 2.35 m
© Alicia Framis © Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Commissioned by RCRC and Riyadh Art  

Khaled Makhshoush, Untitled, 2023 
Site-specific installation, LED screen 4.5 x 2.5 m 
Commissioned by RCRC and Riyadh Art 
© Havas 

Madhawi AlGwaiz, Thurayya, 2023 
Site-specific installation 10 x 6 m 
Commissioned by RCRC and Riyadh Art 
© Havas 

ANGE LECCIA
Arrangement. Terrestial Globes, 1991-2023
220 luminous terrestial globes
0.42m diameter each
© Ange Leccia © Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Commissioned by RCRC and Riyadh Art  

FRIENDSWITHYOU
Nature's Gift, 2017
Cold air inflatable
10.7 x 4.57 x 16.9 m
© FriendsWithYou © Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Presented by RCRC and Riyadh Art  

MIGUEL CHEVALIER
Magic Carpets - The Orign of the World, 2023
Generative and interactive virtual reality installation
Software: Cyrille Henry, Antoine Villeret
© Miguel Chevalier, Software: Cyrille Henry & Antoine Villeret © Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Commissioned by RCRC and Riyadh Art  

OSGEMEOS
Experience, 2022-2023
Video
1'50''
© OSGEMEOS © Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Commissioned by RCRC and Riyadh Art

SAM DURANT
Seven Electric Signs, 2002-2019
Electric sign with vinyl text
© Sam Durant © Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Commissioned by RCRC and Riyadh Art

GREGOR HILDEBRANDT
Behind the Curtain Shines the Light, 2023
VHS tapes, wooden structure, LED
13.45 x 3.51 x 9.03 m
© Gregor Hildebrandt © Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Commissioned by RCRC and Riyadh Art

LI QING
The House East of Eden, 2023
Color and printed stickers, neon lights
2.35 x 3.60 m
© Li Qing © Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Commissioned by RCRC and Riyadh Art

JAKOB KUDSK STEENSEN
Catharsis, 2019-2020
2D Cinematic Simulation; Single frame perspective; multichannel outputs run simultaneously in sync
12'
© Jakob Kudsk Steensen © Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Presented by RCRC and Riyadh Art  

JULIAN CHARRIÈRE,
Controlled Burn, 2022
4K video,
16:9 aspect ratio, 3D ambisonic soundscape Continuous video loop, 32' 
© Julian Charrière © Noor Riyadh & Havas

JULIAN CHARRIÈRE,
Midnight Zone, 2023
Site-specific installation
© Julian Charrière © Noor Riyadh & Havas
Commissionned by RCRC and Riyadh Art 

ANGE LECCIA
The Sea, 1991-2023
Video
45'41''
© Ange Leccia © Noor Riyadh & Havas
Presented by RCRC and Riyadh Art 

RAFAEL DOMENECH
Meeting at the Edge of the Heat, 2023
Aluminum structure, printed fabric, wooden benches, lights
4 x 14.08 x 13.56 m
© Alicia Framis © Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Commissioned by RCRC and Riyadh Art  

KYUNGWON MOON & JOONHO JEON
News from Nowhere: Eclipse, 2022-2023
Single channel HD video installation with LED light, aluminum structure
17'
© Moon Kyungwon and Jeon Joonho © Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Presented by RCRC and Riyadh Art  

RANDOM INTERNATIONAL
Living Room, 2022
With a score by Max Richter
Custom LED array, custom optics, fog, CNC machined tiles, hanging system, custom tracking system, PC, custom software
300 sqm
© Random International in partnership with Aorist © Noor Riyadh & Havas 
Presented by RCRC and Riyadh Art

Huda Alnasir, Last Seen, 2023
Site-specific installation, 8 wooden doors 1.28 x 2.40 m each 
Commissioned by RCRC and Riyadh Art 
© Havas 

Sarah Abu Abdullah, Deep Waters, 2023, Video, 10' loop
Commissioned by RCRC and Riyadh Art
© Havas 

Sultan Bin Fahad, V1:S1:0NS, 2023
Site-specific installation, concrete, glass, and mirrors 14 x 6 m 
Commissioned by RCRC and Riyadh Art 
© Havas