Shaweesh is active/lives in Saudi Arabia. Shaweesh is known for painting.
Shaweesh was born in 1989 in Riyadh, where he presently lives. His most
recent collective exhibitions include FotoFest Houston (2014); Rhizoma
at the 55th Venice Biennale (2013); Crossway Foundation, London (2013);
and Edge Of Arabia, London (2012).
Shaweesh examines the current situation in his native Saudi Arabia
through humorous insertions of cartoon characters and other improbable
elements into historical photographs and eye-catching portrayals of
internationally known personalities. Focused primarily on graffiti since
2009, Shaweesh's method progressively evolved to include digital work,
street art, and Pop art.
Part of a growing movement of young Saudi artists, Shaweesh attempts
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