With Scotiabank’s CONTACT Photography Festival underway this month, Naomi Skwarna unpicks the artists, places, and ideas behind the outdoor programme, from utopic posters to North African billboards
Tag: Farah Al Qasimi
A new exhibition at the MOCP in Chicago raises questions of women’s agency over their bodies in the present day
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Farah Al Qasimi’s latest exhibition presents her first feature-length film about a supernatural jinn that stars in a reality TV show, alongside photographs pulled from the world she imagines
With a Lebanese-American mother and an Emirati father, Farah Al Qasimi has lived much of her life between the United States and Abu Dhabi, where she grew up. Now completing a Master of Fine Arts at Yale, she is still oscillating between her two home nations, and producing work that explores home, belonging, representation and clarity.