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Farah Al Qasimi

Born 1991 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Lives and works in Dubai, United Arab Emirates and Brooklyn, United States.
Farah Al Qasimi studied photography and music at Yale University, and received her MFA from the Yale School of Art in 2017. Working primarily with photography, video, and performance, she examines postcolonial structures of power, gender, and taste in the Gulf Arab states. Her practice incorporates social critique embedded in close observation of the multiple environments in which she works. Her recent exhibitions include several solo and group shows, notably at Helena Anrather in New York and The Third Line, Dubai, as well as the MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts, and the Sharjah Art Foundation, Dubai.