Rawdha Al Ketbi b. 1997, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE)
Lives and works in Abu Dhabi
Rawdha Al Ketbi is an Emirati visual artist. Al Ketbi graduated with a BFA in visual arts, and minor in Curatorial Practices from the College of Arts and Creative Enterprises at Zayed University. Al Ketbi completed the prestigious program of the Salama bint Hamdan Emerging Artist Fellowship (SEAF) in collaboration with Rhode Island School of Design, for the ‘Community and Critique: SEAF 2018/19 Cohort 6 exhibition.
Al Ketbi’s main practice involves photography, mixed media and installation art, and she predominantly works with found materials and memories from abandoned places. Her work has been exhibited in a number of art institutions including Tashweesh, commissioned by UAE Unlimited at Maraya Arts Centre in Sharjah (2019), and Stranded and Welcoming at Al Serkal Avenue in Dubai (2018).
Al Ketbi exhibited Neither Visible Nor Concealed, a collaborative installation with Ayesha Hadhir and Shaikha Al Ketbi, curated by Rokni Haerizadeh, Ramin Haerizadeh and Hesam Rahmanian in Beyond: Emerging Artists program in Abu Dhabi Art (2019). The latest addition of this installation was created in March 2020 for the launch of Foundry in Downtown Dubai, UAE.Read More Read Less