b. 1971, Alexandria, Egypt
Lives and works between Alexandria and Philadelphia, US
Wael Shawky’s films, installations, drawings, paintings, photographs and performances often fuse fact with fiction, and are based upon periods of extensive research. His work explores contemporary society through the lens of subjective histories, identity politics, the representation of religion and its mythology.
Works exhibited in Hamburg:
Al Araba Al Madfuna Drawings (2013–2014)