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Hassan Khan

British-Egyptian, b. 1975

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Hassan Khan

British-Egyptian, b. 1975

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Biography

Working in sound, video, and performance, Hassan Khan investigates the challenges inherent in themes of identity and culture. Incorporating his own experiences growing up in Cairo, Khan has created conceptual works that attempt to construct a coherent narrative out of the city’s disparate citizens and phenomena. For The Hidden Location (2004), Khan projected four simultaneous videos of several different scenarios, some authentic and others fabricated, to fashion a portrait of Cairo made out of individuals’ private conversations and actions.

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Solo show at a major institution
Museum fur Moderne Kunst (MMK)
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Group show at a major institution
Guggenheim Museum, and 8 more
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Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum, and 4 more
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Included in a major biennial
documenta, and 7 more
Biography

Working in sound, video, and performance, Hassan Khan investigates the challenges inherent in themes of identity and culture. Incorporating his own experiences growing up in Cairo, Khan has created conceptual works that attempt to construct a coherent narrative out of the city’s disparate citizens and phenomena. For The Hidden Location (2004), Khan projected four simultaneous videos of several different scenarios, some authentic and others fabricated, to fashion a portrait of Cairo made out of individuals’ private conversations and actions.

Career Highlights
Learn more about artist insights.
User
Solo show at a major institution
Museum fur Moderne Kunst (MMK)
Group
Group show at a major institution
Guggenheim Museum, and 8 more
Publication
Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum, and 4 more
Fair
Included in a major biennial
documenta, and 7 more