Hamishi Farah


Hamishi Farah (1991, Melbourne, Australia) is a self-taught Somali artist currently living and working in New York. 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 Dog Heaven 2: How Sweet the Wound of Jesus Tastes, Fri-Art Kunsthalle, Fribourg, CH (2021); Antagoni, Chateau Shatto, Los Angeles, US (2020) and Condo London, Arcadia Missa, London, UK (2020). Recent group exhibitions include Hamishi Farah, Ser Serpas, SoiL Thornton, Maxwell Graham / Essex Street, New York, US (2021); When there is no laughing matter, laughing matters, Halle für Kunst Lüneburg, Lüneburg, DE (2021) and Die Einsamkeit des Satyrs, Christine Koenig, Vienna, AS (2021).