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    Talk to Al Jazeera - Alaa al-Aswany: 'Egypt, strong but paralysed'

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    In Egypt today there are few artists who occupy the crosshairs of politics and art as Alaa Al Aswany.

    While continuing to insist he is no politician, Al Aswany recently came out in support of a new political party launched by Mohammed el Baradei intended to present a viable and secular alternative to the parties of the Muslim Brotherhood and the ultra Conservative Salafi movement that dominate Egypt's new parliament.

    On this episode of Talk to Al Jazeera, we apeak to Alaa Al Aswany.