Khaled Hafez (b. 1963)
The A77A Project (On presidents and Superheroes) (2009)
Khaled Hafez was born in Cairo, Egypt in 1963 where he still lives and works. He studied medicine and followed the evening classes of the Cairo Fine Arts in the eighties. After getting a medical degree in 1987 and M.Sc. as a medical specialist in 1992, he gave up medical practices in the early nineties for a career in the arts. He later 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, video, photography, installation and interdisciplinary approaches.