Mirror Sonata in Four Kinetic Movements is a flexible site-specific video-animation project that incorporates animation of the visual elements in my painting, where I explore the ideas of cultural pride, the self as maker of past, present and future, the self as creator of melody and movement.
- Khaled Hafez was born in Cairo, Egypt in 1963 where he currently lives and works. He studied medicine and followed the evening classes of the Cairo School of Fine Arts (Faculty of Fine Arts) in the eighties. After attaining 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 practice spans the mediums of painting, film / video, photography, installation and interdisciplinary approaches. khaledhafez.net