2021 City of Los Angeles (COLA) Master Artist Fellowship


Chantel Paul on Farrah Karapetian

essay in Herein Journal, Sept 2020

Flags & Flowers

Danziger Gallery Viewing Room

June 1-14, 2020

Link to flowers

Link to flags

Artillery Magazine on Performa's Time Share

Shelter-in-Place: Livestreamed performances for quarantine enrichment

Publication (artist's writing)

(2020). Interview with Roxana Marcoci Senior Curator of Photography at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. In Новое искусствознание

Pick of the Week, "The Photograph is Always Now"

The Photograph is Always Now, described as LA's pick of the week in Artillery Magazine.

Photography as an Art: Current trends in the study and history of national schools

Russian Academy of Arts, Moscow, Russia

Farrah Karapetian: presenting, "Decolonizing Photography: How leading institutions in the United States are unraveling 20th century histories and reimagining a photographic future"

May 27-29, 2019 Critic's Pick, Collective Memory

by Annabel Osberg

Constructed: The Contemporary History of the Constructed Image in Photography Since 1990

An academic text being published by Routledge/Taylor & Francis in 2018. With writing on Karapetian by Dan Weiskopf.

Pollock Krasner Award


"The House in and As Contemporary Art"

LA Review of Books

Essay by Farrah Karapetian

Lecture with the Gender, Socialism, Post-Socialism working group through the Davis Center at Harvard


Co-Host, Art Past Present series

Joes Segal of the Wende Museum and Karapetian co-host this series, investigating art's role in meaning making between past and present

"USD Faculty Race to Deliver Medical Equipment to Communities"

Karapetian making emergency ventilators with SDCAP

In Search of Our Times

Fact and Fiction: Art, News, and Propaganda, Zoom Webinar hosted by the Wende Museum and Presented with the Pacific Council on International Policy

15 Things Not to Miss in the Virtual Art World: "Time Share"

Time Share is Artnet Editors Picks’: 15 Things Not to Miss in the Virtual Art World This Week

The Power of Culture

Panel Discussion

Wende Museum

10808 Culver Blvd, Culver City, CA 90230

October 13, 2019

After Post-Photography 2019

European University, St. Petersburg, Russia

Farrah Karapetian: moderator

May 23-25, 2019

Los Angeles Times Review, Collective Memory

by Sharon Mizota

CAA 2019

Discussant, panel: "Contested Site: the Female Body in Contemporary Art"

February 13-16, 2019

The Fabric of Felicity: Group Exhibition

Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow

Fall 2018

"The American Flag In and As Contemporary Art"

LA Review of Books

Essay by Farrah Karapetian

Juror: Krasnodar Biennial

Jury, Photo Series nominations for the 1st International Biennale of Photography PhotoVisa: Память: Война и мир ("Memory: War and Peace")

Archive Machines

Group Exhibition at the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery

July 30 - Dec 31, 2020

Jurors: Rita Gonzalez, Kerstin Erdmann and Olivian Cha

NYTimes on Performa's "Time Share" Radical Broadcast

"2 Art Gallery Shows to Explore from Home"

Publication (artist's writing)

(2020). The Gunman Gestures. International Journal of Cultural Research.

The Photograph is Always Now

Solo exhibition at Diane Rosenstein Gallery, 831 N. Highland Ave., LA CA, 90038

Feb 8 - March 28, 2020

Expo Chicago

Two-man booth with Eleanor Antin

Navy Pier, Festival Hall | 600 E Grand Ave, Chicago IL 60611

Diane Rosenstein Gallery

September 20 - 22, 2019

Publication (artist's writing)

(2019). The Body Politic: Meyerhold to My Barbarian. German Historical Institute 2019 Bulletin Supplement. 

Art and Cake Review, Collective Memory

by Shana Nys Dambrot

Fulbright Award


March-August 2018

этюды по безопасности / Security Studies

Project originally developed in St. Petersburg Russia on Fulbright Fellowship, with "living seminar" workshop/performance at New Holland Island Pavilion.


Artist Project in the East German ADN Guardhouse situated at the Wende Museum

10808 Culver Blvd, Culver City, CA 90230

Summer 2020

Transformations: Living Room -> Flea Market -> Museum -> Art

Group Exhibition, Wende Museum

Leah Ollman on shows shuttered because of the coronavirus.

Artists spend months, even years, working on a gallery show. What if no one sees it? 

Time Share

April 2 - May 15: Performa's new Radical Broadcast, an online exhibition that explores live performance’s relationship to video sharing platforms. Karapetian's work, "The Gesture of Safe and Sanitary: ICE (soap)" 2019 featured daily at 18:00.

Global Photography:

A Critical History

Textbook being published by Bloomsbury Academic Publishers, including Karapetian's work. 

Override: A Billboard Project

Billboard & Video Projection: The Gesture of Wishing

Expo Chicago Public Programming

September 9-29, 2019

New York Magazine editor's pick, "The Couch Gallery Crawl"

Performa's Radical Broadcast: Time Share is an editor's pick, April 17, 2020

Farrah Karapetian: Collective Memory

solo exhibition, Von Lintel Gallery, Los Angeles

Jan 5 - Feb 24, 2019

Top Ten 2019 LA Shows

Collective Memory listed as one of Los Angeles' top ten shows of 2019 in Artillery Magazine.

The Body Politic: Meyerhold to My Barbarian

Lecture delivered at "Alternative Realities: Utopian Thought in Times of Political Rupture", A two-day conference in Los Angeles organized by The Max Kade Institute for Austrian-German-Swiss Studies (USC), The Wende Museum, and the Centre for Contemporary History (ZZF), Potsdam.