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Khaled Hafez

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Born in Cairo, Egypt in 1963; lives and works in Cairo, Egypt.

From 1981 till 1990 followed the evening classes of the Cairo Fine Arts while studying medicine.

Since 1995 he leads a full time artist career.


International group shows include:

Tarjamah / Translation, Queens Museum, New York, USA, 2009; Thessaloniki Biennale, Greece, 2009; Deconstructing Myths & Reality, Galerie Caprice Horn, Berlin, Germany, 2009; Icons Reloaded, Galerie ElyseeArts, Liege, Belgium, 2009; Unveiled: New Art from the Middle East, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK, 2009; Borderlines, Le Violon Blue Gallery, London, UK, 2008; Guangzhou Triennial, Guangdong Museum of Art, China, 2008; Cairoscape, Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien, Berlin, Germany, 2008; Neighbours in Dialogue, Collegium Artisticum Gallery, Skenderija Centre, Sarajevo, Bosnia, 2008; Om Kalsoum la quatrième pyramide, Institut du Mode Arabe, Paris, France, 2008; Collectiepresentatie XXI, MuHKA Museum of Contemporary Art, Antwerp, Belgium, 2008; Trilogie Méditerranéenne: from Athens to Marseille to Cairo, Palais des Arts, Marseille, France, 2008; Italia: Arab Artists Between Italy & the Mediterranean, Italian Cultural Institute, Damascus, Beirut & Cairo, 2008; Gates of the Mediterranean, Palazzo Piozzo, Rivoli, Turin, Italy, 2008; Contact Zone, Bamako Museum of Art, Bamako, Mali 2007; The Present Out of the Past Millennia: Contemporary Art of Egypt, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn, Germany, 2007; Recognize, Contemporary Platform, London, UK, 2007; This Day, Tate Modern, London, UK, 2007; Sharjah Biennale, UAE, 2007; Without Title, MuHKA Museum of Contemporary Art, Antwerp, Belgium, 2007; Neighbours in Dialogue, Istanbul, Turkey, 2007; Singapore Biennale, Singapore 2006; Dakar Biennale, Senegal 2006; Images of the Middle East, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2006; Mediterranean Encounters, Messina, Italy 2005; Dakar Biennale, Senegal, 2004, (Francophonie Prize); Cairo Modern Art in Holland, Fortiscircus Theater, Den Haag, Holland, 2001.

Public Collections:

The Saatchi Collection, London, UK

MuHKA Museum of Contemporary Art, Antwerp, Belgium

Ars Aevi Museum of Contemporary Art, Sarajevo, Bosnia

Mali National Museum, Bamako, Mali

Khaled Hafez is represented by:

Galerie Caprice Horn, Berlin

Galleria San Carlo, Milan, Italy

Al Massar Gallery, Cairo, Egypt




Recent Exhibits

Khaled Hafez participated in these exhibits:

Mar, 2014 FotoFest 2014 Biennial - VIEW FROM INSIDE (Contemporary Arab Video, Photography and Mixed Media Art)
FotoFest Houston
Nov, 2013 The Shadows Took Shape
Studio Museum in Harlem
Jun, 2013 MALDIVES PAVILION - PORTABLE NATION Disappearance as Work in Progress – Approaches to Ecological Romanticism
La Biennale di Venezia (Venice Biennale)
Jun, 2012 Connecting the Dots: Transart Collective
Thompson Rivers University Art Gallery
Nov, 2011 Nothing to Declare
Yuchengco Museum
Oct, 2011 RGB
The Townhouse Gallery
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