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Khaled Hafez EXHIBITED AT THE SAATCHI GALLERY

Mighty Hands Of Gemmis
Khaled Hafez
Mighty Hands Of Gemmis

2008

Acrylic and collage on canvas

200 x 250 cm

Khaled Hafez's BIOGRAPHY

Khaled Hafez
Born in 1963, Cairo, Egypt
Lives and works in Cairo, Egypt


SOLO EXHIBITIONS


2010
First Temple of Flight, Almasar Gallery, Cairo, Egypt
Gods & Superheroes, Galleria Luz & Suarez, Madrid, Spain

2008
Desert Snow & other stories Galleria San Carlo, Milan, Italy

2007
More ChromosomesGalleria Il Divano Di George, Modena, Italy

2006
North East to South West Espace Doual’Art, Douala, Cameroon
Between Sacred & Profane Galleria Punto Arte, Modena, Italy
Philadelphia ChromosomeGalleria San Carlo, Milan, Italy
Kartomania & Tout en Karton French Cultural Center, Cairo

2005
French memories CCM Jean Gagnant, Limoges, France
African MemoriesChantiers de la Lune, Toulon, France

2004
Kartonopolis & some 10 years later, Townhouse Gallery, Cairo

2002
Nut, the President’s Necktie & Batman, Townhouse Gallery, Cairo

2000
Icons of the Second FloorTownhouse Gallery, Cairo

1999
Halfway Home & the Electronic Gods, Guezira Art Center, Cairo
Faster Than the City Townhouse Gallery, Cairo

1998
Visions of a Rusty Memory Cairo Berlin Gallery, Cairo
Unimportant ItemsCairo Atelier, Cairo

1992
Steps on Desert Sands Akhenaton III Gallery, Cairo

1990
Prisoner of Freedom Cairo Atelier, Cairo

1989
A Tale of Two Leos Nile Gallery II, Cairo

1987
DĂ©lires French Cultural Center, Cairo

GROUP EXHIBITIONS


2013
55th Venice Biennale, Italy

2012
11th Havana Biennale, Cuba

2011
9th Bamako Photo Biennale, Mali

2010
XII Cairo biennale, Egypt
Manifesta 8, Murcia, Spain
Tarjama/Translation, The Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art
, Icatha, New York, USA
The Presidents: Remix, Blancpain Art Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland
What’s Happening Now?: Contemporary Art from Egypt, Casa Arabe, Madrid, Spain
IN/FLUX: Awkward Conversations, 17th African Film Festival, New Museum, New York, USA
Categorical Imperatives, The Guild Gallery, Bombay, India
Resistance(s) III, Centre George Pompidou, Paris, France

2009
Tarjama / Translation, Queens Museum, New York, USA
2nd Thessaloniki Biennale, Thessaloniki, Greece
Icons Reloaded, Galerie ElyseeArts, Liege, Belgium
Unveiled: New Art from the Middle East, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK

2008
Borderlines, Le Violon Blue Gallery, London, UK
Guangzhou Triennale, Guangdong Museum of Art, China
Breaking News, F&A Projects, Paris, France
Cairoscape: Images, Imagination and Imaginary of a Contemporary Mega City,
Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
Neighbours in Dialogue, Collegium Artisticum, Skenderija Centre, Sarajevo, Bosnia
Om Kalsoum la quatrième pyramide, Institut du Mode Arabe, Paris, France
Collectiepresentatie XXI, MuHKA Museum of Contemporary Art, Antwerp, Belgium
Trilogie Méditerranéenne: from Athens to Marseille to Cairo, Palais des Arts, Marseille, France
Arab Artists Between Italy & the Mediterranean, Italian Cultural Institute, Damascus, Beirut & Cairo
Gates of the Mediterranean, Palazzo Piozzo Rivoli, Turin, Italy

2007
Contact Zone, Bamako Museum of Art, Bamako, Mali
The Present out of the Past Millennia: Contemporary Art of Egypt, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany
This Day, Tate Modern, London, UK
Recognize, Contemporary Art platform, London, UK
Without Title, MuHKA Museum of Contemporary Art, Antwerp, Belgium
Neighbors in Dialogue, Feshane, Istanbul, Turkey
8th International Sharjah Biennale, Sharjah Museum of Art, Sharjah, UAE

2006
Dak’Art 2006, 7th International Dakar Biennale, Dakar, Senegal
First International Singapore Biennale, Singapore
Images of the Middle East, Danish cultural Foundation, Copenhagen, Denmark
Coding : Decoding, video screening program, Nicolaj Copenhagen Contemporary
Center & Museum of Contemporary Art, Roskilde, Denmark
Secret Works, Falaki Gallery, American University, Cairo

2005
Mediterranean Encounters, Horcynus Orca Foundation, Messina, Italy
Curated by Martina Corgnati
Eros and Food, International Video Art Festival, Sala Estense, Ferrara, Italy

2004
Biennale Internazionale Di Ferrara, Salle dell'Imbarcadero del Castello Estense, Ferrara, Italy
Play III: International Video Art Festival, Museo de Arte Angel M de Rosa,
Junin, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Dak’Art 2004, 6th International Dakar Biennale, Dakar, Senegal (Prize)

2003
Tahjeen, curated show at the Political Sciences Faculty, Cairo University
Nawafez, Idlers' Logic video projection, Jesuit Art center, Minia, Egypt
Independent Film Encounter, Goethe Institute, Cairo
Take Me to the River, Millennium Art Center, Washington DC, USA
Whispers from the Other River, World Bank Art Space, Washington DC, USA

2002
Group show, Townhouse Gallery, Cairo
Imagining the Book, Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria
Straight from the Artists’ Studios, American University, Cairo

2001
NITAQ II, Visions of a cheeseburger memory, video installation,
Goethe Institute, Cairo
Cairo Modern Art in Holland, Fortis Circustheatre, Dan Haag, Holland

2000
First Cairo Art Festival NITAQ, for another thousand years,
Installation, Cairo Atelier, Cairo
Five Artists, Goethe Institute, Cairo

1997
Kartonopolis, 3 artists, Italian Cultural Centre, Cairo
Mashrabia Gallery, Cairo

1996
Chair Meeting, Mashrabia Gallery, Cairo
8th Salon of Young Artists, Akhenaton Gallery, Cairo

1995
Salon d’Artistes Contemporains, Rosny Sous Bois, France
Biennale Sud 92, Issy Les Moulineaux, France
7th Salon of Young Artists, Akhenaton Gallery, Cairo

1994
Ecritures, 13 artists; MTP, Noisy le Grand, France
39th Salon of Montrouge, Montrouge, France
4th International Biennale of Pastel, St Quentin, France
13th Salon of Marne la Vallée, Noisy le Grand, France
Novembre Ă  Vitry, Vitry sur Seine, France

1993
12th Salon of Marne la Vallée, Noisy le Grand, France

1992
The First Biennale of All Egyptian Artists, Akhenaton Galleries, Cairo
The Fourth Salon of Young Artists, Akhenaton Galleries, Cairo

1991
The Third Salon of Young Artists, Nile Gallery, Guezira

1990
23 Young Artists, the Egyptian Academy in Rome, Italy

1989/1990
The First and Second Salons of Young Artists, Nile Gallery, Guezira

1989
Contemporary Egyptian Art, Kuwait

1996
Chair Meeting, Mashrabia Gallery, Cairo
8th Salon of Young Artists, Akhenaton Gallery, Cairo