Sophia Al-Maria (Sci-Fi Wahabi)
Sophia Al-Maria, who also goes by the nom-de-plume Sci-Fi Wahabi, is a Qatari artist and a writer. Her work is mainly fused with futurism in the Gulf region. In the past she has curated a tour of Doha by Dhow called “Future Tents” and has also performed ‘tours from the future’ at Art Dubai. Part of her is also about fusing American and Arab pop cultures. She is also the Gulf Collection Curator at the Arab Museum of Modern Art. She is currently writing a book for Harper Perennial. More information about Sophia’s work can be obtained from here, here and here.