Ahmed Mater2Ahmed Mater is an interdisciplinary artist who lives in Saudi Arabia, and is also as a doctor at a local hospital. He co-founded the groundbreaking Edge of Arabia in 2008, drawing international attention to his work. Mater’s artworks are found in the collections of the British Museum and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, among many other institutions. His art explores the narratives of Islamic culture in an era of globalization, consumerism and transformation, as informed by his daily life as doctor and traditional Aseeri upbringing. Recently, Mater’s work has examined the unofficial histories of Saudi sociopolitical life and considers the representation of traumatic events of collective historical dimensions. He uses video, photography, calligraphy, painting, installation and performance. Website>