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.

Global Photography:

A Critical History

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

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

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

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

June 2020

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

Art and Cake Review, Collective Memory

by Shana Nys Dambrot

Fulbright Award


March-August 2018

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.

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. 

Farrah Karapetian: Collective Memory

solo exhibition, Von Lintel Gallery, Los Angeles

Jan 5 - Feb 24, 2019

Pollock Krasner Award


"The House in and As Contemporary Art"

LA Review of Books

Essay by Farrah Karapetian

Top Ten 2019 LA Shows

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

Override: A Billboard Project

Billboard & Video Projection: The Gesture of Wishing

Expo Chicago Public Programming

September 9-29, 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.

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