Gamal El Kheshen (1988) is an Egyptian artist born and raised in Cairo. Gamal has been one of the youngest participating artists at the 56th International Art Exhibition of the Venice Biennale in 2015, presenting a collaborative project conceived together with the Egyptian artists Ahmed Abdel Fatath (1977, Cairo) and Maher Dawoud (1983, Cairo), titled “CAN YOU SEE?”: a large construction of the word PEACE, with optimistic narratives from social chaos. During the opening week of the Biennale, the Egyptian pavilion was widely popular, successfully attracted many visitors.
After his participation in the Biennale, Gamal’s artistic production and exhibitions have noticeably intensified: in 2015 Gamal exhibited in the International Mini – Print Triennial in Tokyo, NordArt 2016 in Germany, and many more international art exhibitions in Egypt, the United States, England and Bulgaria. His latest installation project named “David Can’t Be Narrated” (2016) was exhibited in the Egyptian Youth Salon at the Art Palace in Cairo.