November 2019. ILYSM Lookbook.
PHOTOGRAPHER: FARAH AL QASIMI
ART DIRECTORS: JENNA ELIZABETH & ALICE WANG
Farah Al Qasimi (b. Abu Dhabi, 1991) is an artist and musician. She received her BA from Yale University and her MFA in Photography from the Yale School of Art.
Selected exhibitions include More Good News at Helena Anrather (NYC), No to The Invasion: Breakdowns and Side Effects at CCS Bard (Annondale-on-Hudson, NY), Coming Up Roses at The Third Line (Dubai), the first Biennial for Arab Photography at Institut du Monde Arabe (Paris), Walls and Margins at the Barjeel Art Foundation (Sharjah); and Emirati Expressions at Manarat al Saadiyat (Abu Dhabi).
Farah has participated in residencies at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, the Delfina Foundation, and at the Burren College of Art. In 2014, she participated in the Sheikha Salama Foundation Emerging Artist Fellowship in Abu Dhabi. Her work is housed in public collections including the Barjeel Art Foundation and Maraya Art Centre (both Sharjah, UAE).
Farah is currently based between NYC and Dubai.