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

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

Do it بالعربي

Sharjah Art Gallery/Bait Obaid Al Shamsi 23/01/2016 — 23/04/2016

Solo Shows


“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