Islamic Arts Biennale 2023

Contemporary and Islamic Arts in Saudi Arabia

The first-ever Islamic Art Biennale brings Islamic art home to the birthplace of Islam with its staging in Jeddah, close to Mecca.

Client: Diriyah Biennale Foundation

Location: Western Hajj Terminal King Abdulaziz International Airport, Jeddah

Starting date: 23 January 2023

Closing date: 23 April 2023

Country: Saudi Arabia

Approximate Team Members: 15

The landmark Biennale displayed over 280 works of Islamic historical objects, with over 50 new commissioned works of contemporary art by 42 international artists and collectives.

The Aimes successfully collaborated with International artists in the art fabrication 27 contemporary commissions and 3 artwork print reproductions, from concept creation to technical design development, structural and engineering design and development, materials sampling, sourcing and scale mockups to on ground production and on-site installation, integrating the artworks into the newly built venue.