Hassan Khan was born in London, UK in 1975, he currently lives and works in Cario, Egypt. After have studied English and Literature at the University of Cairo, he drove his talent not only to art, but also to music. Considered as a young talented and eclectic contemporary artist, he works with choreography, music, performance video and sound installations, and also a writer. His works are directly referred to his personal experience and he attended solo show in several cities and important renowned museum such as ew York, São Paulo, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom.

Hassan Khan
Hassan Khan
London, 1975

Past Exhibitions

Strange Days: Memories of the Future

180 The Strand
02/10/2018 — 09/12/2018

Open at Night – Festival of Lights

Villa Medici 16/12/2017 — 28/01/2018

Voice of the Border

Selma Feriani Gallery 28/07/2016 — 04/09/2016

Khan Hassan: The Portrait is an Address

Beirut Art Center 07/09/2016 — 06/11/2016

Solo Shows

Days of Reading, Plug in Institute of Contemporary Art, Winnipeg, Canada
. In the Open or in Stealth, The Unruly Presence of an Intimate Future, MACBA, Barcelone, Espagne (Spain).
Doing things with words, Kunstverein Braunschweig, Allemagne (Germany). Boras International Sculpture Biennale, Borås konstmuseum, Suède (Sweden). Walking on the Fade Out Lines, Works from Sandretto Re Rebaudengo Collection, Rockbund Art Museum, Shanghai, Chine (China).
We have delivered ourselves from the Tonal, SAVVY Contemporary, Berlin, Allemagne (Germany).
Acts of Translation, MAG Foundation, Amman, Jordanie (Jordan).
A Utopian Stage, Dhaka Art Summit, Bangladesh. Truth is black, write over it with a mirage’s light – 30th Anniversary Inaugural Exhibition, Darat al Funun, Amman, Jordanie (Jordan).
Figures of Sleep, Art Museum, University of Toronto, Canada. Stories of Almost Everyone, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, Etats Unis (USA)

Ouvert la Nuit, Villa Medici, Rome, Italie (Italy).
Composition for a Public Park, 2013-2017, Viva Arte Viva, 57th Venice Biennale, Giardino delle Vergini, Arsenal, Italie (Italy).
On the Thresholds of Knowledge, Skissernas Museum – Museum of Artistic Process and Public Art, Lund, Suède (Sweden).
Performance ! Les collections nouveaux médias et art contemporain du Centre Pompidou 1977, Gare Saint Sauveur, Lille, France. Intonal Festival, Malmö, Suède (Sweden).
The Museum of Rhythm, Muzeum Sztuki, Lodz, Pologne (Poland).

“The Portrait is an Address”, Beirut Art Center, Beirut, Lebanon

“Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said”, MMK, Franckfort, Germany

“Marcelo de Andrade”, Kunsthalle Sao Paulo, Brasil
“D-CAF – Downtown Contemporary Arts Festival”, Cairo, Egypt

Group Shows

“Viva Arte Viva”,57th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
“The Museum of Rhythm”, Muzeum Sztuki, Lodz, Poland

“The Grand Balcony”, Biennale de Montréal, Canada
“Homo Faber: A Rainbow Caravan”, Aichi Triennale, Japan
“The Hannah Ryggen Triennial”, Nordenfjeldske Kunstindustrimuseum, Trondheim, Norway
“Voice of the Border”, Selma Feriani Gallery, Tunis, Tunisia
“Apeirophobia/Aporia”, Human Resources, Los Angeles, USA
“But a Storm Is Blowing from Paradise: Contemporary Art of the Middle East and North Africa”, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA
“Staging film: the relation of space and image in video art”, Busan Museum of Art, South Korea
“Do it”, Sharjah Art Foundation, U.A.E.

Contacts & Details

City of birth: London Country of birth: UK Date of birth: 1975 Lives in: Cairo, Egypt