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Ayan Farah
Seraphine Safir
Farah, Ayan
Born in 1978 in Sharjah, UAE
Lives and works in London, UK

Education

2012
MA Painting. Royal College of Art, London

2006
PG DIP, Fine Art Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London

Solo Exhibitions

2014
Notes on running water, Almine Rech Gallery, Brussels

2012
Ayan Farah, Vigo Gallery, London

2009
Flash Herring (Observatory for Northern Light), University Centre In Svalbard, Svalbard, Norway

Group Exhibitions

2014
Le musée d'une nuit (script for leaving traces), Fondation Hippocrène, Paris, France
Dans un Intérieur. Meubles, oeuvres murales et textiles d'artistes, Almine Rech Gallery, Paris, France
PROXIMA, Museo Británico Americano, Mexico City
The Figure in the Carpet, Bugada & Cargnel, Paris
Shakti, Brand New Gallery, Milan
The Figure in Carpet, Bugata & Cargnel, Paris, France
Solo House, Berlin, Germany
Robert Blumenthal Gallery, NY, USA

2013
RA, UNTITLED Artfair, Miam
All that remains is here. Galleri Mejan, Stockholm
Xtraction, The Hole, New York
Alchemy, The Arts Club, London
Wanderlust, The Contemporary Art society, London
Girlfriend material, The Standard, Los Angeles

2012
Ululation, Vigo Gallery, London
Summer Show, Patrick Heide Contemporary Art, London
MA Degree show, Royal College of Art, London
The Constance Fairness Award, The Constance Fairness Foundation, London
The Alchemist’s day out, Park Central Hotel, New York

2011
The uprising, Aspuddens Fabriksbod, Stockholm
RCA Interim Show, Royal College of Art, London
Ordspel, Pop-up Exhibition. Stockholm
RCA Secret, Royal College of Art, London

2010
I live next door, Springboard, London
Small town limbo, Norrköpings konstprojekt. Norrköping, Sweden
Talk is cheap, Vienna Independent shorts. Vienna
RCA Secret, Royal College of Art, London

2009
By the blushes of aurora and the music of memnon, Bushwick Arts, Brooklyn, New York

2008
GROW GROW GROW, Stoke Newington Gallery, London
Deeparture, Front Projects exhibition space, London
Fresh young things, International short film festival Leuven, Belgium

2007
Breaking the mould picking up the fragments, Front Projects, London
My Voice shall now come from the other side of the room, Collaboration with Lundhal & Seitl, Battersea Arts Centre, London
Copenhagen Contemporary II, Block 3, Istedgade, Copenhagen

2006
Knee-Jerk, Byam Shaw School of art, London
Display Until, Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, Small, Kingsgate Gallery, London
Pg Dip World, Concorse Gallery, London
Seventeen principals of co-existence, Lauderdale House, London

Residencies

2013
Eilean Shona, Scotland

2012/2013
Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm

2009
The University Centre in Svalbard, Svalbard, Norway

2007
Creative Collaboration, Reykjavík

Awards

2012
Dazed and Confused/Converse emerging artist award, short list

2012
The Constance Fairness Award, short list

2012
The Red Mansion Award, short list

2010, 2011
RCA Bursary Award

2007
The Culture Contact Award.
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