HAMISHI FARAH (AU)
Residency period: September-November 2023
Hamishi Farah (born in 1991 in Melbourne, AU) is a self-taught artist of Somali descent, who currently lives and works in Berlin. Their work in conceptual and figurative painting is situated within the production of a politics and philosophy of representation with a particular focus on the libidinal afterlife of coloniality and its permeation through contemporary art.
Recent solo exhibitions include Fri-Art Kunsthalle in Fribourg (CH, 2021), and at Chateau Shatto, Los Angeles (US, 2020). They were also featured in group shows at the Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens in Sint-Martens Latem (BE, 2022), the Murray Art Museum in Albury (AU, 2022), Maxwell Graham / Essex Street, New York (US, 2021), and Halle für Kunst in Lüneburg (DE, 2021).