Egyptian artist Wael Shawky has been selected as the winner of the Ernst Schering Foundation Art Award 2011. Wael Shawky lives in Alexandria where he was born in 1971. He studied Fine Art at the University of Alexandria and the Graduate School of Fine Arts at the University of Pennsylvania (USA).
Wael Shawky: Al Araba AL Madfuna
Ernst Schering Foudnation Art Award
August 26 – October 21, 2012
Press Conference: Fri, August 24, 2012, 1 pm
Opening: Sat, August 25, 2012, 5 to 10 pm
KW Institute for Contemporary Art
Auguststr. 69 | 10117 Berlin
Please note that all of the illustrations are protected by copyright and may only be used for press purposes regarding the exhibition and with the corresponding credit lines.
1 to 5: Wael Shawky, Al Araba Al Madfuna, 2012, video, black and white, 21 min, video still, courtesy the artist
6: Wael Shawky, "Cabaret Crusades: The Horror Show File", video, 2010, 31 minutes, still image, courtesy the artist
7: Wael Shawky, Telematch Sadat (the parade 1), video, 2007, approx. 14 minutes, still image, courtesy the artist
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