A native of Sudan, Hassan Musa was born in El Nuhud, western Sudan. He graduated from Khartoum Technological Institute with a BA in Fine Arts. His works stand in between tradition and contemporary graphic art. His well-known works have been exhibited around the world including shown at the Venice Biennial, Africa, Remix, The Smithsonian in Washington and the New Museum for African Arts in New York.
Our focus is on his contributions to calligraphy and African typography. His works feature his unique ability to blend various genres of art, blending the traditional and contemporary and also placing himself within new generations of street artists and calligraphers through his global collaborations.