Alia Farid

Credit: Alia Farid

Alia Farid is a filmmaker and sculptor whose practice centres on lesser-known histories often deliberately erased. She lives and works in Kuwait and Puerto Rico.


She has had recent solo exhibitions at Kunsthalle Basel, Basel (2022); Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis (CAMSTL), St. Louis (2022); Kunstinstituut Melly, Rotterdam (2022); and Portikus, Frankfurt (2019). Recent and upcoming group shows include participation in the Whitney Biennial (2022), Lahore Biennale (2020), Yokohama Triennale (2020), Gwangju Biennale (2019), Theater of Operations: The Gulf Wars 1991-2001 at MoMA PS1 (2019, Sharjah Biennial (2019), and the Bienal de São Paulo (2016).


She has forthcoming solo exhibitions at The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery in Toronto and Chisenhale Gallery in London, both in 2023.   

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