Serge Attukwei Clottey at Desert X 2022

11 February to 30 March 2022 AlUla, Saudi Arabia

For 2022, the second edition of the biennial returns to Saudi Arabia under the theme of Sarab, exploring ideas of oasis and mirage. It is curated by the art historian Reem Fadda, who worked on the UAE’s National Pavilion at the 2013 Venice Biennale, Saudi art consultant Raneem Farsi and Desert X’s artistic director, Neville Wakefield. Participating artists include Shadia AlemSerge Attukwei ClotteyClaudia Comte and Jim Denevan.


'Serge Attukwei Clottey’s installation addresses the experience of  globalisation, migration and water equity by shrouding slabs of rock in  meticulously crafted tapestries made from yellow kufuor gallons, which are  plastic containers used in Ghana for storing and transporting water.'



Text from Desert X

26 Jan 2022