Alia Farid

Alia Farid (b. 1985, Kuwait City; lives and works in Kuwait City and San Juan, Puerto Rico) received a BFA from la Escuela de Artes Plásticas de Puerto Rico (San Juan), an MS in Visual Studies from the Visual Arts Program at MIT (Cambridge, MA), and an MA in Museum Studies and Critical Theory from the Programa d’Estudis Independents, Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art. She has presented solo exhibitions at Portikus, Frankfurt, and Kunstinstituut Melly, Rotterdam. Recent and upcoming group shows include participation in the 32nd Bienal de São Paulo, the 12th Gwangju Biennale, Sharjah Biennial 14, the 2nd Lahore Biennale, Theater of Operations: The Gulf Wars 1991-2001 at MoMA PS1, Yokohama Triennale 2020, and the 10th Asia Pacific Triennial. Recent solo exhibitions include presentations at The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto and Chisenhale Gallery, London in 2023. Farid was among the artists selected for the Whitney Biennial 2022: Quiet as It’s Kept.