Shall I Compare You to a Summer's Day?

Mohammad Shawky Hassan  |  Visual Arts  |  2019  |  Egypt
Romantic encounters, haunting memories, pop music and folktales all intersect in a metafictional audiovisual essay. ‘Shall I Compare You to a Summer's Day?’ is a genre-bending project that explores the ways in which a queer lover’s discourse could emerge from traditional modes of storytelling and various registers of language deeply rooted in Arab popular culture.