Apr 22, 2014 6:00pm
|Organized by:||CLUSTER (Cairo Lab for Urban Studies, Training and Environmental Research)
D-CAF - Downtown Contemporary Arts Festival
|Venue:||Oriental Hall - AUC Tahrir Square Campus|
|Address:||113 Kasr El Aini Street,
(Entrance on Mohamed Mahmoud Street)
In the context of the "Selective Survey Exhibition - Hassan Khan" (see Related Events):
22 April, 6-8 PM
‘The Artist as a Portrait of a Young Man’ Talk by Nida Ghouse
This talk will take place in the Oriental Hall of AUC Tahrir, and will be held in English.
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.