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Wael Shawky  1971, EG

(Wael Shawki)
Rank (2014): 668 

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Photography, Video, Installation, Performance

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Germany 12
USA 10
United Kingdom 10
France 6
Italy 6

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Artist Rank
Khaled Hafez  1719 11
Akram Zaatari  307 11
Taysir Batniji  1600 9

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  Galerie Sfeir-Semler - Beirut, Lebanon 2
  International Istanbul Biennial, Turkey 2
  Serpentine Gallery, United Kingdom 2
  Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Germany 2

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1971 Born in Alexandria (EG)

Lives and works in Alexandria

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 91  Please report missing Information

from 28.6.
   Manifesta 10 - The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg Send message

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   Dak'Art 2014 - 11ème Biennale de l’Art Africain Contemporain - Dak'Art Biennale de l’art africain contemporain, Dakar Send message


until 13.6.
   Wael Shawky - Building P, Sharjah Send message

until 9.6.
   19th Biennale of Sydney - You imagine what you desire - Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, NSW Send message

until 8.5.
   Neighbours – Contemporary Narratives from Turkey and Beyond - Istanbul Modern, Istanbul Send message

until 27.4.
   FotoFest 2014 - View From Inside - FotoFest Biennial, Houston, TX Send message


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  Lisson GalleryWael Shawky - Dictums - - Lisson Gallery, London (England) Send message

   Wael Shawky - Myths and Legends - Serpentine Gallery, London (England)
   Wael Shawky - Cabaret Crusades The Horror Show File - Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen
Description  Hammer Projects: Wael Shawky - Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
   Wael Shawky - Cabaret Crusades, The Path to Cairo - mocca - Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto, ON

   Wael Shawky. Al Araba Al Madfuna  - Kunst-Werke Berlin - KW Institute for Contemporary Art , Berlin

   Wael Shawky - Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool (England)
   Wael Shawky - Larvae Channel - Delfina Foundation, London (England)
   Wael Shawky - Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham (England)

   Contemporary Myths II - Galerie Sfeir-Semler - Beirut, Beirut

   Wael Shawky - video installations and drawings - Darat al Funum, Amman
   Larvae Channel 2 - Gentili Apri, Berlin

Description and image Kunsthalle WinterthurWael Shawky - Then you will return to Me and I will judge between you in the matters in which you used to dispute - Kunsthalle Winterthur, Winterthur Send message
   Wael Shawky - Collective Gallery, Edinburgh (Scotland)
   Wael Shawky - The Forty Days Road. Wet Culture – Dry Culture - Gallery of Contemporary Art Bunkier Sztuki, Krakow

   Wael Shawky - Townhouse Gallery, Cairo
   loose your identity - Kunstverein Ludwigsburg, Ludwigsburg

   Wael Shawky - Video from Sidi El Asphalt's Mulid - Artists Space, New York City, NY


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   Biennale Jogja Xii Equator #2: Not A Dead End - Yayasan Biennale Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta
   Les Choses De Ce Côté Du Monde - MuCEM: Musée des Civilisations de l'Europe et de la Méditerranée, Marseille
   Home Works 6 - Ashkal Alwan - The Lebanese Association for Plastic Arts, Beirut
   In The Heart Of The Country - The Collection Of The Museum Of Modern Art In Warsaw - Muzeum Sztuki Nowoczesnej w Warszawie / Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw
Description and image Hauser & WirthTrade Routes - Hauser & Wirth, London (England) Send message
   Dreams of Reason. Highlights of the Sandretto Re Rebaudengo Collection - CoCA - Centre of Contemporary Art Torun, Torun
   Sharjah Biennial 11 - Sharjah Biennial, Sharjah
   The Translation - Cabaret Voltaire, Zurich
Description  Ici, ailleurs - Friche la Belle de Mai, Marseille

   Oriental Mirages, Pomegranates and Prickly Pears - Collection Lambert, Avignon
   7th Asia Pacific Triennial Of Contemporary Art (apt7) - Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Brisbane, QLD
   The Margulies Collection - Group Show - The Margulies Collection, Miami, FL
   9th Shanghai Biennale - Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai
   Documenta (13) - Documenta, Kassel
   Bucharest Biennale 5 - Bucharest Biennale for Contemporary Art, Bucharest
   On the Edgware Road - Serpentine Gallery, London (England)

   12th International İstanbul Biennial - International Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul
   Miragens - Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil - CCBB - Brasília, Brasilia
   SERIOUS GAMES - Krieg – Medien – Kunst - Mathildenhöhe, Darmstadt
   Where is my Place? - Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice
   Miragens - Instituto Tomie Ohtake, São Paulo
   Miragens - Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil - CCBB - São Paulo, São Paulo

Description  Lo spazio del sacro - Galleria Civica di Modena, Modena
   BREAKING NEWS. Contemporary Photography from the Middle East and Africa - Ex Ospedale Sant’Agostino, Modena
   The Image In Question. War – Media – Art - Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Cambridge, MA
   Miragens - Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil - CCBB - Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
   Plank Road - Salomon Contemporary, New York City, NY
Description and image Museet for Samtidskunst / Museum of Contemporary ArtLocalities - My World Images Festival - Museet for Samtidskunst / Museum of Contemporary Art, Roskilde Send message
Description  Tarjama/Translation - Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Ithaca, NY
   Beyond Credit - Contemporary Art and Mutual Trust - Sanat Limanı, Istanbul
   What’s happening now? - Casa Árabe Madrid, Madrid
   Cabaret Voltaire, Cabaret Voltaire - Arko Art Center, Seoul

   25th Alexandria Biennale for Mediterranean Countries - Alexandria Biennale for Mediterranean Countries, Alexandria
   3rd AiM International Biennale - Marrakech Biennale, Marrakech
   Golden Gates - Contemporary Art from the Middle East - F&A Projects, Paris
Description  The columns held us up - Artists Space, New York City, NY
   TAWASSOL-CONTACT - Artericambi, Verona
   Rites de Passage - SCHUNCK* , Heerlen
Description and image  Tarjama/Translation - Queens Museum of Art (QMA), New York City, NY
   Re.Oriente.Ate - Selma Feriani Gallery, London (England)
   Socially Disorganised - Experimental Art Foundation, Adelaide, SA

   Medium Religion - ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
Description and image  SITE Santa Fe - SITE Santa Fe Biennial, Santa Fe, NM
   OÙ ? Scènes du Sud – Volet 2 - Carré d´art - Musée d´art contemporain de Nîmes, Nîmes
   ALL OUR EVERYDAYS - Gallery VER, Bangkok
   Kolekcja Bunkra Sztuki - Art Stations Foundation, Poznan
   Kolekcja Bunkra Sztuki - Stary Browar, Poznan

   Gestures of infinity - Minoriten Kultur, Graz
   GEGENWART AUS JAHRTAUSENDEN - Zeitgenössische Kunst aus Ägypten - Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn
   Out of Place - Galerie Sfeir-Semler - Beirut, Beirut
   Out of Place - Galerie Sfeir-Semler - Hamburg, Hamburg

   Fremd bin ich eingezogen - Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel
Description  AYOR: No Man’s Land - Hellenic American Union Gallery, Athens
   47th October Salon - Oktobarski Salon / October Salon, Belgrade
   Choosing my Religion - Kunstmuseum Thun, Thun
   Coding:Decoding - Kunsthallen Nikolaj, Copenhagen
   5 Tage bis zum Ende der Kunst - Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel
   Outside The Living Room - gb agency, Paris

   PhotoCairo3 - Townhouse Gallery, Cairo
   9th İstanbul Biennial - International Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul
   ADAM - Smart Project Space, Amsterdam
Description  Urbane Realitäten - Fokus Istanbul - Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin
   Nuove acquisizioni. Due anni di crescita della colleziuone - MACRO al Mattatoio, Rome
   Normalization - - Platform Garanti Contemporary Art Center, Istanbul (closed, 2010)

   24/7: Wilno - Nueva York (visa para) - Contemporary Art Centre (CAC), Vilnius
Description and image  50th International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale / Biennale di Venezia - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
   Video International - - FA Projects, London (England) (closed, 2009)


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 Galerie Sfeir-Semler - Hamburg, Hamburg


 Galerie Sfeir-Semler - Beirut, Beirut


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 MUDAM - Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg


 Muzeum Sztuki Nowoczesnej w Warszawie / Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw


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