Gonzo Arabia – Aspen, CO

On the occasion of Aspen Ideas Festival 2016, Gharem Studio and CULTURUNNERS, in collaboration with Gonzo Gallery and The Open Mind Project opened the major exhibition: 'Gonzo Arabia: Contemporary Art from Saudi Arabia,' in the legendary Boogie’s building in the heart of downtown Aspen. In the spirit of the late, Colorado-based journalist, Hunter S. Thompson — pioneer of Gonzo journalism and champion of truth over fact — the participating Saudi artists had all embedded themselves within their societies and harnessed the potential of art as a cultural commentary, satire and social critique; through Gonzo-style performances and storytelling, they shared these experiences with audiences in Aspen.

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Release Date

June 2016


Aspen, Colorado
United States

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Gonzo Arabia Catalogue

See the full catalogue of 'Gonzo Arabia' from Aspen, Colorado

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