Farrah Karapetian (1978 US) is an artist and public thinker based in California, whose subject is individual agency in the face of totalizing forces. Her work is in multiple public collections, and her methods incorporate sculptural and performative means of achieving imagery that refigures the medium of photography around bodily experience. She has received fellowships from the Fulbright Program, the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, the California Community Foundation, and the Center for Cultural Innovation. Her writing about visual and civic experience has been recognized by multiple publications and by the Creative Capital | Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant Program.
Still from The Gesture of Safe and Sanitary: ICE (pillow), 2019, video, 76:37