Alaa Awad - Mural - Cairo / Egypt

The missing murals of Cairo

Egyptian Revolution – 2012
mohamed mahmoud street Cairo Egypt

Alaa Awad revealed his neo-pharaonic style on Mohamed Mahmoud Street near Tahrir Square in Cairo in 2012.

Elongated figures straight out of a pharaoh’s tomb merge with mythical and folkloric creatures and elements of Sufism to create a grand visual vocabulary that looks both familiar and fresh.