Apr 9, 2014 6:00pm
|Organized by:||CLUSTER (Cairo Lab for Urban Studies, Training and Environmental Research)
D-CAF - Downtown Contemporary Arts Festival
|Venue:||Cairo Atelier (Atelier du Caire)|
|Address:||2 Karim el-Dawla Street, off Mahmoud Bassiouny, Downtown Cairo, Egypt|
|Event Language:||Arabic with English translation|
April 9, 6-8 pm: Artist’s talk with Hassan Khan (in Arabic with English translation) – Cairo Atelier
Part of the Footnotes to Hassan Khan program (see Related Events) in the context of the "Selected Survey Exhibition - Hassan Khan." These programs have been co-organized by CLUSTER and the AUC Sharjah Art Gallery as part of AUC_LAB, in collaboration with D-CAF.
Hassan Khan (1975) is an artist, musician, and writer. Recent exhibitions include: The Unrest of Forms, Secession, Vienna, 2013; Hassan Khan, SALT, Istanbul, 2012; Documenta 13, Kassel, 2012; Intense Proximity, Paris Triennial, 2012; and The Ungovernables, New Museum Triennial, New Museum, New York, 2012. His first solo show was i am a hero / you are a hero in 1999 at the Gezira Art Center, Cairo. Most recently for the Nuit Blanche Festival Khan premiered Composition for a Public Park, a large scale multichannel music and lights installation at the Parc du Belleville in Paris. Khan also regularly performs his own music live; recent appearances include: Klangzeit Festival, Munster; Maerz Musik Festival, Berlin 2013; Ghetto, Istanbul, 2013; Auditorium du Louvre, Paris 2012; Teatro Fondamenta Nuove, Venice, 2012; and as the opening act for the 1st D-CAF Festival, Cairo, 2012. His publications include The Agreement (2011) and Nine Lessons Learned from Sherif El Azma (2009). Khan lives and works in Cairo, Egypt.
*Footnotes to Hassan Khan: "The Artist as a Portrait of a Young Man" - Talk by Nida Ghouse