INFO


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FARAH AL QASIMI
b. 1991, Abu Dhabi



EDUCATION

2017
MFA, Yale School of Art
2017
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture
2012
BA with Distinction in the Art Major, Yale University


SOLO EXHIBTIONS

2020
(upcoming) Funhouse, Helena Anrather, New York
2020
(upcoming) Brotherville, Wayne State University, Detroit
2020
Back and Forth Disco, Public Art Fund (various locations around NYC)
2019
Open Arm Sea, Houston Center for Photography
2019
Arrival, The Third Line, Dubai
2019
List Projects: Farah Al Qasimi, MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge
2019
Art Basel Statements, solo presentation with The Third Line, Basel
2019
Artist Rooms: Farah Al Qasimi, Jameel Art Center, Dubai
2017
More Good News, Helena Anrather, New York
2016
Coming Up Roses, The Third Line, Dubai
2014
The World Is Sinking, The Third Line, Dubai


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020
Lahore Biennale 2, curated by Hoor Al Qasimi
2019
March Projects, Sharjah Art Foundation
2019
BFI London Film Festival, Experimenta Programme
2019
Age of You, Museum of Contemporary Art, Toronto
2019
PEEL, Francois Ghebaly, Los Angeles
2018
Conversation 7 with Marcela Pardo Ariza, San Francisco Arts Commission
2018
Ishara: Signs, Symbols and Shared Languages, Concrete, Dubai
2017
No to the Invasion: Breakdowns and Side Effects, Bard CCS, Annandale-on-Hudson
2017
Doublespeak, Shulamit Nazarian, Los Angeles
2017
Yale MFA Photography Thesis Show, Yale School of Art, New Haven
2017
A Scream Runs Through The House, Helena Anrather, New York
2016
Esoteric Rodeo, Yale School of Art, New Haven

2016
Walls and Margins, Barjeel Art Foundation, Sharjah

2015
Black Mirror, Aperture Foundation, New York

2015
First Biennial of Contemporary Arab Photography, Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris

2015
Accented, Maraya Art Center, Sharjah


AWARDS AND RESIDENCIES

2020
(upcoming) Light Work Residency, Syracuse, NY
2019
Knight Foundation and Wayne State University Grant Recipient
2018
Aaron Siskind Individual Photographer’s Grant
2018
NADA Artadia Award, New York
2017
Artist-in-Residence (supported by Abu Dhabi Festival and Maraya Center), Delfina Foundation, London
2017
Ward Cheney Award for Performance and Composition, Yale School of Art, New Haven
2014
Shaikha Salama Foundation and RISD Emerging Artist Fellowship, Abu Dhabi

2014
Summer Residency, School of Visual Arts, New York
2012
Distinction in the Art Major, Yale University, New Haven
2011
Artist-in-Residence, Burren College of Art, Ireland

2010
Creative and Performing Arts Award, Yale University, New Haven
2008
UAE Presidential College Scholarship, Abu Dhabi


COMMISSIONS AND PUBLICATIONS

2020
Brotherville: Arab Americans in Detroit, Wayne State University Art Collection
2020
Bus Shelter Series, Public Art Fund
2019
Dream Soup: a commissioned video installation for March Projects, Sharjah Art Foundation
2019
Farah Al Qasimi: Arrival, published by The Third Line
2019
BAMbill cover artist, Winter/Spring season
2017
Farah Al Qasimi: Body Shop, published by Silent Face and Dashwood Books
2017
DRAGON! A Virtual Tour of Dragon Mart, Global Art Forum
2015
Art of the Emirates, Motivate Publishing

2015
Age of Earthquakes, Penguin Press

2013
Ras Al Khaimah, the Quiet Emirate, Brownbook


SELECTED PRESS

2020
Um Al Naar, reviewed by Ophelia Lai, Art Asia Pacific
2017
Farah Al Qasimi at Helena Anrather, The New Yorker
2016
Farah Al Qasimi, Fotomagazin Edition 6



TEACHING

2019
Visiting Lecturer at Pratt Institute
2018
Undergraduate Critic in Photography, Rhode Island School of Design
2018
Visiting Lecturer in Photography, NYU Steinhardt Dept of Art and Art Professions
2018
Graduate Critic in Photography, Rhode Island School of Design
2014
Photography Faculty, Higher Colleges of Technology, Dubai


LECTURES

2019
Paul Brach Visiting Artist Lecture, California Institute of the Arts
2019
Gallery Talk with Ilisa Barbash, MIT List Visual Arts Center
2019
Conversations on Practice with Shumon Basar, Jameel Art Center
2018
Guest Lecture and Studio Visits, NYU Steinhardt
2018
Keynote Speaker, SPE Southwest Chapter
2018
Guest Lecture and Studio Visits, Rutgers Mason Gross School of Art
2018
Kennedy Family Visiting Artist, University of South Florida
2018
Guest Lecture and Visiting Critic, ICP-Bard MFA Program
2018
Guest Lecture and Visiting Critic, School of Visual Arts

2017
Visiting Lecturer, Flagler College, St. Augustine

2014
Visiting Lecturer, NYU Abu Dhabi


PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Museum of Modern Art, New York
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
MIT List Visual Arts Center
Art Jameel
Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona
NYU Grey Art Gallery
Barjeel Art Foundation
Maraya Art Center
Abu Dhabi Music and Arts Foundation