In her richly textured photographs, Farah Al Qasimi considers how images inscribe identity along the lines of gender, nationality, and class. Borrowing conventions from sources as diverse as documentary photography and Renaissance painting, Al Qasimi manipulates and subverts codified expectations of how images are constructed and understood.
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The Contemporary Art Museum at MIT
The Student Lending Art Program Exhibition and Lottery provides MIT students the enviable opportunity to borrow, appreciate, and live with a museum quality work of original art for the academic year. The exhibition features over 600 original works of art, primarily prints and photographs drawn from the List Center’s Student Lending Art Collection.
On the heels of Alicja Kwade’s recent rooftop commission at the Museum of Metropolitan Art, Alicja Kwade: In Between Glances provides US audiences a rich opportunity to experience the artist’s work. The List Center presentation, together with a concurrent sister exhibition at Dallas Contemporary, comprises the artist’s largest US museum exhibition to date.