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The essence of Oman’s multicultural heritage at the 60th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia 

Sayyd Al Busaldi
H.E. Sayyd Al Busaldi, Commissioner, Undersecretary fotìr the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Youth for Culture (Image courtesy of Nat.l Pavilion of the Sultanate of Oman, Venice Biennale. Ph. Asim Al Balushi).

“The participation of the Sultanate of Oman in the International Art Exhibition is of significant importance within the framework of intercultural dialogue and the diversity of human interaction” says Sayyid Saeed Al Busaidi, Commissioner, Undersecretary for the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Youth.

The Sultanate of Oman has officially unveiled its second national pavilion at the 60th International Exhibition Centre. International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia. The exhibition, titled  “Malath-Haven”, will run from April 20 to November 24, 2024 at Palazzo Navagero, Venice.

Curated by artist and gallerist Alia Al Farsi, the inaugural exhibition in Venice presents new works of art by famous contemporary Omani artists such as Alia Al Farsi herself, Ali Al Jabri, Essa Al Mufarji, Sarah Al Olaqi and Adham Al Farsi.

In keeping with the theme of this year’s Art Biennale,  “Strangers Everywhere”, artists, from various backgrounds, come together to convey the essence of Oman’s multicultural heritage.

His Excellency Sayyid Saeed Al Busaidi, Commissioner, Undersecretary for the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Youth, said: “We are delighted to return to this enchanting city for the second time, showcasing our nation’s rich artistic heritage. Our project will feature a diverse set of contemporary artworks created by talented Omani artists. In addition, the Ministry is committed to promoting artistic development at the national level through various programs in line with the Venice Exposition. The participation of the Sultanate of Oman in the International Art Exhibition is of significant importance within the framework of intercultural dialogue and the diversity of human interaction.” 

Alia Al Farsi, Curator of the Sultanate of Oman Pavilion at the 60th Venice Film Festival. International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia, said: “The four selected artists representing the Sultanate of Oman at the 60th Biennale di Venezia International Art Exhibition have each made noteworthy and commendable contributions to their communities, effectively revitalizing Oman’s contemporary art scene throughout their careers. Their impact extends beyond their artistic endeavors, serving as an inspiration for new generations of artists.”

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