Khaled Hafez (b.1963, Egypt)

Born in Cairo, Egypt. Hafez studied medicine but abandoned his practice in the early 1990′s for a career in Art. He obtained an MFA in new media and digital arts from Transart Institute (New York, USA) and Danube University Krems, Austria. Hafez’s practice spans the mediums of painting, installation, photography and video.

His works have been shown in festivals and biennials including the Manifesta 8, Murcia, Spain 2010, the 12th Cairo Biennale, Egypt 2010 and the Thessaloniki Biennale, Greece 2009. He has exhibited throughout museums including group shows at the Saatchi Gallery, Tate Modern, UK, MuHKA Museum of Art, Antwerp, Belgium, the Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany among others.

Hafez is Fulbright Fellow (2005) and a Rockefeller Fellow (2009) and his works reside in numerous international collections including Saatchi Collection, London, MuHKA Museum of Contemporary Art, Antwerp, Belgium, Ars Aevi Museum of Contemporary Art, Sarajevo, Bosnia and several other museums.
Khaled Hafez artworks are best described to have a “predicting visionary”. He reads signs & translates them into different forms of Art to deliver message, feelings and thoughts.

Hafez, Khaled b.1963

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