Wael Shawky - Al Araba Al Madfuna

Wael Shawky - Al Araba Al Madfuna

Egyptian artist Wael Shawky (born 1971) is a storyteller. Al Araba Al Madfuna records a new, large-scale video installation based on his personal experiences in Upper Egypt, where, with the collaboration of local children, he restaged the epic story of a local shaman.

280 pages

  • Publisher: König Books, London
  • Authors: Nina Tabassomi, Sarah Rifky, Mahamed Mustagah, Susanne Pfeffer


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