UNESCO is holding an exhibition of the Saudi conceptual artist Othman Al-Khuzaim under the auspices of the Saudi Foreign Ministry in Geneva.
The artist’s exhibition is entitled “Letters without words,” which combines a collection of 30 paintings consisting of Arabic letters written in various colors and styles.
An exhibition of Arabic letters will be held at the Palais des Nations in Geneva on September 10th on the sidelines of the 42nd session of the UN Human Rights Council.
The Permanent Mission of Saudi Arabia to the United Nations in Geneva supported the Saudi conceptual artist Othman Al-Khuzaim in a Saudi cultural activity to promote a culture of peace. The exhibition will be open to the public free of charge until September 23rd, with interactive sessions throughout the exhibition.
Abdul-Aziz Al-Muzaini, Director of the UNESCO Liaison Office in Geneva, praised the artistic work and the well-known conceptual artist, saying: “The exhibition is closely related to UNESCO’s work and is well suited within the framework of UN human rights mechanisms aimed at promoting cultural rights through dialogue, tolerance, and mutual understanding”.
Tatiana Valovaya, Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva, Dr. Abdul-Aziz Al-Wasel, Ambassador and Representative of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the United Nations Office at Geneva, and Dr. Abdul-Aziz Al-Muzaini, UNESCO Representative to the United Nations in Geneva will attend the opening of the exhibition of the Saudi conceptual artist.