Mahmoud Khaled's practice is both process oriented and multidisciplinary, producing works in video, photography, text, and site specific installation. He makes use of video stills, found objects, and various photographic resources, to test the boundaries between the personal, the political, the historical and the social domains. His projects tend to examine the often coded and powerful socio-political trajectories that run through our daily lives.
Born in 1982, Alexandria, Egypt, Khaled has received a Bachelor's of Fine Arts in painting from Alexandria University and is currently completing the Homeworks Space Programme in Beirut. He has shown his works in solo and group exhibitions in different art spaces and centers in Europe and the Middle East, including the BALTIC Center for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, UK; Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam (SMBA), Netherlands; Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn, Germany; UKS, Oslo, Norway; Townhouse Gallery and Contemporary Image Collective/CiC, Cairo, Egypt; Makan, Amman, Jordan; Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg, Austria; Sfeir-Semler Gallery, Beirut, Lebanon; AAS/SM, Izmir, Turkey; and Art Dubai 2010, UAE. His projects have been featured in several international biennales such as Manifesta 8: European Biennale for Contemporary Art; Biacs 3, Seville Biennale, Spain and 1st Canary Islands Biennale, Spain.
He currently lives between Beirut and Alexandria.