Guadalupe Maravilla @Noor Riyadh Festival

Discover Guadalupe Maravilla’s Failing Lightning Bolt at this year’s Noor Riyadh Festival.

The sculpture of a serpent is reminiscent of the artist’s personal mythologies. This being merges with the shape of a lightning bolt and performs two functions – as a sundial during the day and a source of light at night. This enigmatic beast echoes Guadalupe Maravilla’s ancestry and his journey as a healer and survivor of cancer.

The Noor Riyadh Festival, curated by Jérôme Sans, is on view until March 2, 2024.

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