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Hassan Khan

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Hassan Khan works with image, sound, text, space and situation. Selected solo shows include Gezira Art Center, Cairo (1999), Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris (2004), A Space Gallery, Toronto (2005), Gasworks, London (2006) and Le Plateau, Paris (2007). Khan has also participated in the Istanbul (2003), Seville (2006), Sydney (2006), Thessaloniki (2007) and Contour (2007) biennales amongst other international group shows. As a musician he has composed soundtracks for theater and performed his own pieces in venues including Melkweg (Amsterdam), Lydmar (Stockholm), Babylon (Istanbul), Whitechapel (London), Cairo Jazz Club (Cairo), KBB (Barcelona), Strange Fruit (Beirut), SESC Sao Paolo (Sao Paolo) Podewil (Berlin) and Point Ephemere (Paris). His album tabla dubb is available on on the 100copies label. Khan is also published widely in both Arabic and English. He lives and works in Cairo, Egypt.

Selected Works

i am a hero / you are a hero
re/lapse
modi/nagar
Reading the Surface: 100 portraits, 6 locations and 25 Questions
To the Man Masturbating in the Toilet of the Charles De Gaulle Airport
transmission
17 and in AUC
tabla dubb
DOM TAK TAK DOM TAK
Conspiracy (dialogue/diatribe)
KOMPRESSOR
Automatic is the Voice that Speaks
DECOY

Videos:

lungfan
the eye struck me and the lord of the throne saved me
6 Questions to the Lebanese
fuck this film
100 portraits
tabla dubb no. 9
sometime/somewhere else
transitions
3 stories about men and women
KOMPRESSOR (the videos)

Artist Projects:

insecure : DO IT!
READ FANON YOU FUCKING BASTARDS: SITE
History of the World : Bidoun
Al Thawra Al Shaabiya: Campus Magazine
Modulation: Shedhalle Newspaper
evidence of evidence: Glanta