Farrah Karapetian USA, b. 1978

Farrah Karapetian is an artist who works with camera-less photography in a sculptural and increasingly relational field. Her methods incorporate sculptural and performative means of achieving imagery that refigures the medium of photography around bodily experience. She has had multiple solo exhibitions and is represented by Danziger Gallery (New York, NY). Recent exhibitions include The Fabric of Felicity (Garage Museum of Contemporary Art) (2018); Synthesize, MOCA Jacksonville (2017); Light Play: Experiments in Photography, 1970 to the Present, Los Angeles County Museum of Art (2017); A Matter of Memory, George Eastman Museum, Rochester, NY (2016); The Surface of Things, Houston Center for Photography (2016); and About Time: Photography in a Moment of Change, SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA (2016). She curated Unsparing Quality (2014) at Diane Rosenstein Gallery. Her work is in the collection of the J. Paul Getty Museum, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, and the Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH. She was in residence Spring/Summer 2018 in St. Petersburg, Russia, as a Fulbright U.S. Scholar and received a grant from the Pollock-Krasner Foundation for 2017. Ms. Karapetian received her BA from Yale University (2000) and her MFA from the University of California, Los Angeles (2008). She lives and works in Los Angeles.