The Utah Museum of Contemporary Art (UMOCA) in Salt Lake City, United States, is hosting Cities of Conviction, an exhibition that brings together two seemingly different places and cultures. The show features works by contemporary artists from Saudi Arabia but it reveals surprising similarities between the two places, with the issues addressed by the Saudi artists resonating strongly with the concerns of the people of Utah. The show has been organised in collaboration with King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture (Ithra), and coordinated by Culturunners as part of a 10-city tour across the US by Saudi artists, aimed at promoting cross-cultural dialogue and understanding between the two nations.
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Published: September 13, 2017