The NestCultural & Creative Season in Bahrain


Public Art Curator
Waheeda Malullah

Samer Yamani

The Nest, is an annual cultural and creative season organized by Alriwaq art gallery – Bahrain, born in 2000 that has become a crucial creative event in the city of Manana.

With a different identity each year, Samer Yamani and Waheeda Malullah co-curated the 2017 edition. Five weeks of art and cultural activities at Adliya celebrating art and design. This event provides visitors with a visual feast ranging from murals sculptures and art installations specially designed to suit the theme of the celebration to cinematic and musical performances and symposia that address various types of creativity and the arts, turning “nest” into an important platform for talent where live performances ensure interaction and direct communication between the creators and assistants.
The dynamic and direct format aims to establishing a culture of dialogue and creativity.