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Cabaret Crusades III, The Secrets of Karbala

Waek Shawky2015

Castello di Rivoli Museo d'Arte Contemporanea

Castello di Rivoli Museo d'Arte Contemporanea
Rivoli, Italy

The work is based on the 1983 book "The Crusades through the Arab Eyes" of the French-Lebanese writer Amin Maalouf. Interested in the interpretation of the story rather than the story itself, Shawky created a highly stylized visual language using blown glass puppets.

Details

  • Title: Cabaret Crusades III, The Secrets of Karbala
  • Creator: Waek Shawky
  • Date Created: 2015
  • Location Created: Rivoli, Italy
  • Rights: Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli-Turin on loan from Fondazione per l’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea CRT

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