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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 Exhibitions

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

2013 Hung From The Moon, The Pavilion, Dubai

Group Exhibitions

2017 Discursive Selves, Westbeth Gallery, New York

2017 Doublespeak, Shulamit Nazarian, Los Angeles

2017 No to the Invasion: Breakdowns and Side Effects, curated by Fawz Kabra, Bard CCS, Annandale-on-Hudson

2017 Yale MFA Photography Thesis Show, Danziger Gallery, New York

2017 Yale MFA Photography Thesis Show, Green Gallery, New Haven

2017 Disinter, Skylab Gallery, Columbus

2017 A Scream Runs Through The House, Helena Anrather Gallery, New York

2016 Esoteric Rodeo, Yale School of Art Green Gallery, New Haven

2016 Somewhere Not Here, Crosstown Arts, Memphis

2016 Walls and Margins, Barjeel Art Foundation, Sharjah

2015 The Gates Are Open: First Year MFAs, Yale School of Art Green Gallery, New Haven

2015 Black Mirror, Aperture Foundation, New York

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

2015 Emirati Expressions: Conventions of Arts, Manarat Al Saadiyat, Abu Dhabi

2015 Emirati Insights, Abu Dhabi Music and Arts Foundation, Abu Dhabi

2015 Accented, Maraya Art Center, Sharjah

2014 Past Forward: Contemporary Art from the Emirates, Meridian Art Center, Washington DC

2013 When You Wake Up, House 33 at Sikka Art Fair, Dubai

2012 The Present, Maraya Art Center, Sharjah

2012 Senior Thesis Exhibition, Yale School of Art Green Gallery, New Haven

Awards and Residencies

2017 Artist-in-Residence, Delfina Foundation (supported by ADMAF and Maraya Art Centre), London

2017 Ward Cheney Award, 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 Residency, Burren College of Art, Ballyvaughan, Ireland

2010 Creative and Performing Arts Award, Yale University, New Haven

2008 UAE Presidential College Scholarship, Abu Dhabi

Teaching and Lectures

2017 Teaching Assistant to Zak Arctander, Yale University, New Haven

2017 Visiting Artist Lecture at Flagler College, St. Augustine

2016 Teaching Assistant to Marta Kuzma, Yale School of Art, New Haven

2016 Teaching Assistant to Ka-Man Tse, Yale University, New Haven

2015 Teaching Assistant for Teen Academy and Continuing Education programs, ICP, New York

2014 Visiting Lecturer, NYU Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi

2014 Photography Faculty, Higher Colleges of Technology, Dubai

2013 Visiting Lecturer at Slidefest, Gulf Photo Plus, Dubai

Commissions and Publications

2017 It’s Not Easy Being Seen, Alserkal Avenue Commissions, Dubai

2017 What An Immigrant Murder in Kansas Says About America, Bloomberg Businessweek

2017 DRAGON! Global Art Forum, Dubai

2015 New York’s Annual Gathering of the Witches, Vice

2015 Art of the Emirates, Motivate Publishing

2015 Age of Earthquakes, Penguin Press

2014 Where They Work: Rokni and Ramin Haerizadeh and Hesam Rehmanian, ArtAsiaPacific

2013 Ras Al Khaimah, the Quiet Emirate, Brownbook

Selected Press

2017 Farah Al Qasimi at Helena Anrather, The New Yorker

2017 Who runs the (art) world in the Gulf? Girls!, DAZED

2016 Portfolio, Aperture Magazine: On Feminism

2016 Farah Al Qasimi, Fotomagazin Edition 6

2016 What does it mean to be beautiful in Dubai?, The New Republic

2016 Seeking Myself in the Beauty Parlors of the UAE, Broadly

2015 Breaking new ground in the Persian Gulf, DAZED