Hassan Khan is an artist, musician, and writer. He has recently participated in exhibitions at Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (2018), Villa Medici, Rome (2017), Venice Biennale (2017), and Beirut Art Center (2016). In 2017, Khan won the Silver Lion of the 57th Venice Biennale. As a musician he regularly performs his own music live, recent appearances include Ruhrtriennale, Essen (2018), Intonal Festival Malmö (2017), and Guggenheim Museum, New York (2016). His novella Twelve Clues was published in 2016. Khan is Professor for Fine Arts at Staedelschule, Frankfurt, and a member of the advisory board of Haus der Kulturen der Welt.