Abdulnasser Gharem's Mosque
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Saudi Arabia's new wave of artists challenge boundaries

In the conservative Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Saudi youth are finding new ways to express themselves.

Twitter usage rates are amongst the highest in the world and the country has the most YouTube views per capita, according to research from 2013.

There are also developments in the arts.

One of the country's leading sculptors, Abdulnasser Gharem has set up a studio to showcase emerging talent.

It is fast becoming a hub for artists who are looking at fresh ways to explore aspects of religion and culture within the strict mores of the Saudi Kingdom.

Here is the work of four of those artists.

  • 01 Feb 2016
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