Farah Al Qasimi, Meeting Room, 2017. Film still, 15 minutes. Courtesy the artist.

Farah Al Qasimi (UAE) is an artist working in photography, video, sound and performance. Her recent work investigates the role of two-dimensionality in surveillance as it relates to portraiture and the photographic medium.

Farah received an MFA in Photography from the Yale School of Art in 2017 and recently completed a residency at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in Maine.

Selected exhibitions include No to the Invasion: Breakdowns and Side Effects at the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard (Annondale-on-Hudson, NY), Doublespeak at Shulamit Nazarian (Los Angeles), A Scream Runs Through The House at Helena Anrather (New York), and Coming Up Roses at The Third Line (Dubai).

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