Still from The Path to Cairo (2012)

Edgware Road Project artist-in-residence Wael Shawky will have his first solo exhibition in London at the Serpentine Gallery, opening tomorrow night.  The exhibition will feature the worldwide premiere of the artist’s latest film Al Araba Al Madfuna II (2013) which re-tells Egyptian novelist Mohamed Mustagab’s parables, Horsemen Adore Perfume and The Offering.   Also featuring in the exhibition are the first two films Shawky’s Cabaret Crusades trilogy, The Horror Show File (2010) and The Path to Cairo (2012) based on Amin Maalouf’s The Crusades through Arab Eyes.