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Arab Spring

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Old Man Palestine

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Peace in the Middle East

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Khalid Albaih

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Artist’s Story

Khalid Albaih is an independent Sudanese artist living in Copenhagen, Denmark / His stark, politically-charged images rose to prominence during the early stages of the Arab Spring protests in 2011 / Posting his work in the public domain through social media, Albaih quickly became an artist of the revolution / Albaih has staged a string of major exhibitions of his provocative work, which include solo shows in Montreal, Oslo, Bilbao and Delhi to date / Following the January terror attacks in Paris, the media turned to Albaih, interviewed by CNN, BBC, ABC, Al Jazeera, and Huffington Post within a twenty-four hour period - Albaih was recently a guest of honor and speaker at the “Arab Future and the Role of Europe” conference in The Hague / As a true social media artist continuously publishing new works reflecting the dynamic events of the Middle East, Albaih is quickly becoming a leading international multidisciplinary artist /

Full CV

Solo Exhibitions

2014 McGill University, Montreal, Canada
2013 Khartoon! Edge of Arabia, London, UK
2012 The Worst Calamity Makes One Laugh, Katara Art Center, Doha, Qatar

Group Exhibitions

2014 For Gaza, Mahmoud Darwish Museum,
2014 Africans and Hague Justice - Realities and Perceptions of the International Criminal Court in Africa, The Hague University, The Hague
2014 Festival of Arab Culture, Pilsen, Czech Republic
2014 Ana Arabi, Katara Art Center, Doha, Qatar
2013 Community Supported Art project, Katara Art Center, Doha, Qatar
2013 5th United Nations Alliance of Civilizations Forum, Vienna, Austria
2012 Collective Traveling Exhibition, There is More than One Truth, Doha, Qatar
2012 13th International Press Cartoon Exhibition, Carquefou, France
2012 PUMA Creative Factory

Seminars & Workshops

2014 Judging Panel, Create and Inspire competition, Crossway Foundation
2012 Seminar participant, The Aspen Mediterranean Initiative
2011 Cass Business School Magazine - Arab Spring Edition
2011 Judge at the Sahem portal competition for Doha 2020 Olympic and Paralympics games bid
2011 Judge, Sahem Qatar 2020, Doha, Qatar

Career Highlights

  • 2013 Solo exhibition with Edge of Arabia in London, UK
  • Participated in the Ana Arabi group exhibition at Katara Art Center in Doha
  • Collaborated with PUMA creative factory