Farah Al Qasimi

Artist and Musician

Born in Abu Dhabi and now based between New Haven, Connecticut and Abu Dhabi, Farah Al Qasimi is an artist and musician. She studied photography and music at Yale University and is currently an MFA candidate in the photography program at the Yale University School of Art. Al Qasimi has participated in residencies at the Burren College of Art in Ireland, at her studio in Dubai (with the support of the Abu Dhabi Music and Arts Foundation) and at the School of Visual Arts in New York. Most recently, she participated in the Sheikha Salama Foundation and Rhode Island School of Design Emerging Artist Fellowship. Her recent shows include the first Biennial for Arab Photography at the Institut du Monde Arabe in Paris; “Emirati Expressions” at Manarat al Saadiyat, Abu Dhabi; “Walls and Margins” at the Barjeel Art Foundation, Sharjah; “Accented” at Maraya Art Center, Sharjah; and “The World is Sinking” at The Third Line, Dubai.