Abdelrahman Elshahed

Culture & the Language of Creativity in the Arab Region.

UNESCO endeavours to explore creativity in the Arab region, particularly by gauging the influence of the Arabic language and digital transformation, specifically among young people, whilst highlighting the broader impact of cultural and creative industries upon development and social cohesion, and their progressive establishment in the public policies of countries.

UNESCO has invited artists from the Arab Region to share their perspectives through their creative art, providing their visions about their environment, including in the challenging context of the prevailing sanitary crisis.
interviews have been conducted with 7 artists represent the Arab region, and Abdelrahman Elshahed one of them…

15/4/2021, By: UNESCO

The third solo exhibition by Abdelrahman Elshahed.

The exhibition coincides with the announcement of the registration of “Arabic Calligraphy” in the UNESCO list with the efforts led by Saudi Arabia in collaboration with Arab countries, and for the closure of the “Year of Arabic Calligraphy 2021” initiative launched by the Ministry of Culture.

The exhibition explores some of the possibilities of the Arabic letter, and its endless creative characteristics…

January 4 to February 17, 2022, Hafez Gallery, Curated by Dr. Lina Kattan.


Islamic Art BiennaleAbdelrahman Elshahed will show new project (Chain of Knowledge 2023) within the first Islamic Arts Biennale in the world. the Biennale will be launched in Jeddah, in a celebration of art and creativity in Islamic culture. starting 23 Jan 2023, corresponding to 1 Rajab 1444 at the Hajj Terminal of King Abdulaziz International Airport.
Art DubaiAbdelrahman Elshahed will show new project within at Art-Dubai, the Middle East’s leading international art fair.
1:00 PMArt Dubai