Egyptian Artist Brings Folk Tales to Life With Breathtaking Art
Since the dawn of civilization, we humans have learned to talk and tell tales about almost anything. Some of these stories were lost to time, others grew to become a part of something bigger, an everlasting epic such as the stories of Gilgamesh or Beowulf. Here in Egypt, we have our fair share of tales, myths, and legends, and one artist
Egyptian artist Mohamd Monaiseer has found a way to give form to immaterial concepts with art. The 30-year-old expressionist draws inspiration from mystical concepts such as alchemy, metaphysics, and oral histories.
In his latest project, “In Taxidermy Dreams”, elements of repetition are almost always found in his work, with words or figures multiplied and reproduced over and over to the point of obsession. For backgrounds,