Wael Shawky: Crusades and Other Stories.

Karroum, Abdellah [Curator].

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Book ID: 3916


8vo. unpaginated, profusely illustrated in b/w and colour plates, publisher’s illustrated wrappers, Mathaf Arab Museum of Modern Art, Doha, 2015.


A guide for the artist’s first major exhibition at Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art and in the region. This is the first presentation of the complete film series Cabaret Crusades and Al Araba Al Madfuna, including Qatar Museum’s new commissions of the last film in each series. The exhibition ran from 17 March 2015 – 16 August 2015
Wael Shawky was born in Alexandria, Egypt in 1971. His practice spanning video, drawing, and performance are in-depth productions about the way history and mythology are written, offering crucial perspectives on contemporary narratives of uncertainty and change.

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