Angle of Repose - CODAworx

Angle of Repose

Client: Royal Commission for AlUla

Location: AlUla, Saudi Arabia

Completion date: 2022

Project Team

Project Manager

Jeremy Crandell


Project Manager

Chelsea Guerdat



Jim Denevan


Jim Denevan’s site-specific rings of gathered sand were formed as part of Desert X AlUla, 2022. The installation consisted of hundreds of concentrically and evenly-spaced


Free and open to all, Desert X AlUla is a recurring, site-responsive, international art exhibition taking place in AlUla, Saudi Arabia. 2022’s exhibition, under the curatorial vision of Reem Fadda, Raneem Farsi and Neville Wakefield, featured newly commissioned works by 15 artists bringing a plurality of voices from around the world.


UAP was engaged by the Royal Commission for AlUla to deliver the fifteen works to the remote canyon site. As project manager, I worked with the artist's team to arrange the logistics and labor required to develop and realize his most ambitious landwork yet.