Opened on the 2nd of May 2012, till the 29th of May 2012
Artist Medhat Shafik prefers to work with sensations rather than straightforward images; his works explore rather than say aloud. They are an array of emotions, desires and sensations evoked by a longing for his distant home, namely Egypt. 'We live in an era in which we are all wonderers, both metaphysically and physically,' he says. Epic is a series of works driven by a nostalgia for his summer spent Alexandrian days. It captures the gaze of the occident to the orient through each trip whether imaginary or real; it is profoundly ingrained in a devotion and a respect for this distant land.