Apr 10, 2014 10:00am
|Organized by:||CLUSTER (Cairo Lab for Urban Studies, Training and Environmental Research)
D-CAF - Downtown Contemporary Arts Festival
|Address:||20 Adly Street|
In the context of the "Selective Survey Exhibition - Hassan Khan" (see Related Events), a walking tour conducted in Arabic by the artist will take place through the Kodak passageway. The tour will be limited to 25 registrants. There will be informal tea and a conversation with the artist at Groppi on Adly Street afterwards.
Register here: http://bit.ly/1dL8q69
Part of "Footnotes to 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.
April 4, 2014, 10:00 am
more info: www.sharjahgallery.org
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