Abdullah Al Saadi | the artist




The artist Abdullah Al Saadi
Born 1967, Khorfakkan, United Arab Emirates.
Lives and works in United Arab Emirates.

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Abdullah Al Saadi
The best known project of this type is the “Letters from my mother”, produced from 1998 to 2000. After returning to Japan, Al Saadi lived in his studio in Khorfakkan. His mother, who lives a few kilometers away in the district of Madha, visited him frequently. Whenever Aisha Said Al-Hamidi didn’t find her son at home, she left him a message. Because she could neither read nor write, this took place in the form of a sign. It might have been a stone, a paper, an old comb, a piece of wood, metal or string, some packaging or some other object which she found in front of the house and placed – in some cases slightly changed in a particular way – at his door…



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