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New Currents

Beneath the Surface

Two artists and an artist-collective chip away at the veneers of power

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Farah Al Qasimi

NEW YORK

Furdwara Nanak Darbar Sahib (Kansas), 2017, archival inkjet print, 89 x 59.5 cm. 

Courtesy the artist; Helena Anrather, New York; and The Third Line, Dubai.



In Farah Al Qasimi’s photography, what isn’t visible is just as important as what is. The Abu Dhabi-born artist, who graduated from Yale University in 2017 with an MFA in photography, often partially obscures her subjects, highlighting the ways in which our perceptions of…

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