Hassan Khan

Hassan Khan is an internationally acclaimed artist, musician and writer; he is the winner of the Silver Lion at the 57th Biennale di Venezia (2017). Khan has been making adventurous music since his 90s debut in Cairo. With tabla dubb (2001) he began developing sets that offer unique takes on genres like New Shaabi in The Big One, Arabic Music in Taraban, New Music in Live Ammunition! Music for Clapping, String Quartet and Live Electronics and hip-hop in The Infinite Hip-Hop Song Live!. Appearances include: Vega, Copenhagen; Sonic Shaman Festival, Taipei; Contact(less) Festival, Aquila; Maerz Musik Festival, Berlin; Ruhrtriennale, Essen; Intonal Festival, Malmö; Guggenheim, NYC; Portikus, Frankfurt and The Louvre, Paris. He has composed for theatre, dance, film and ensembles. Recent major solo exhibitions include Blind Ambition a large survey at Centre Pompidou, Paris and The Keys to the Kingdom at Reina Sofia, Madrid. His latest album is SUPERSTRUCTURE EP (The Vinyl Factory).