A photo of Wael Shawky, who is representing Egypt at the 60th Venice Biennale.

Alexandrian artist Wael Shawky represents Egypt at the 60th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia.

Photo courtesy of Sfeir-Semler Gallery, Lisson Gallery, Lia Rumma, and Barakat Contemporary

At the 60th Venice Biennale, Wael Shawky Invites Us to Reflect on Past Fictions and Myths

Representing Egypt, the artist Wael Shawky will exhibit two musical films, blending historical fact and fiction to invite urgent conversations about our present at the 60th Venice Biennale.