Farah Al Qasimi

Farah Al Qasimi (b.1991) lives and works between New York and Dubai.

Farah is an artist working with photography, video and performance. She studied photography and music at Yale University in 2012 and received her MFA from the Yale School of Art in 2017.

Selected exhibitions include Conversation 7 (with Marcela Pardo Ariza) at the San Francisco Arts Commission (2018);  No to the Invasion: Breakdowns and Side Effects at CCS Bard Galleries, New York (2017); More Good News at Helena Anrather, New York (2017), and Coming Up Roses at The Third Line, Dubai (2016).

She has participated in residencies at the Delfina Foundation, London (2017); the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Maine (2017); and was recently awarded the New York NADA Artadia Prize and the Aaron Siskind Individual Photographer's Fellowship(2018). 

Farah’s work is housed in public collections including Barjeel Art Foundation, Sharjah, UAE; the Abu Dhabi Music and Arts Festival, Abu Dhabi, UAE; and Maraya Art Centre, Sharjah, UAE.

She is currently a critic at the Rhode Island School of Design.

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