Saudi, US photographers showcase iconic national imagery in traveling exhibition

Saudi, US photographers showcase iconic national imagery in traveling exhibition

The US Mission to Saudi Arabia, in cooperation with the Saudi Arabian Society for Culture and Arts (SASCA), opened a joint international exhibition showcasing the work of Saudi and US photographers on Sunday.

The showcase is featured in SASCA’s Riyadh branch from October 10 to 14; then be on display at SASCA Qasim, SASCA Dammam, Almajmaah, and SASCA Hassa.

This follows a successful showcase in Jeddah from August 19 to 29. The photography showcase includes 48 photos from Saudi and US artists depicting iconic locations and cultural themes in the Kingdom and US Works include landscapes; archaeological and historic landmarks; and civil monuments in both countries.

Photographs of well-known landmarks are on display; including the legendary Chicago Theater, San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge, and the golden sand dunes of the Empty Quarter; contrasted with the red sands of the Arizona desert.

The exhibition is one of the US Mission’s efforts to promote art and cultural exchange; between the US and Saudi Arabia. The relationship between the countries spans more than 70 years.