The First Lesson I Remember Learning Is That Humiliation Exists

Essay

First published in: On One Side of the Same Water. Artistic Practices between Tirana and Tangier, Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern, 2012

Hassan Khan

Hassan Khan was born in London in 1975. He currently lives and works in Cairo, Egypt. Before officially becoming part of the art world, he distinguished himself as one of the pioneers of underground music and experimental video in Cairo’s underground scene. His artistic practice includes performance, publications, videos, sound and architectural installations.

The First Lesson I Remember Learning Is That Humiliation Exists