• Top 100 Artist

    Alia Farid , b. 1985 Lives and works in Kuwait and Puerto Rico

    Alia Farid (b. 1985) lives and works in Kuwait and Puerto Rico, countries she is both from and whose complex colonial histories she reveals through drawings, objects, spatial installations and film. She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts from la Escuela de Arts Plasticas de Puerto Rico (San Juan), a Master of Science in Visual Studies from the Visual Arts Program at MIT (Cambridge, MA), and a Master of Arts in Museum Studies and Critical Theory from the Programa d’Estudis Independents at MACBA (Barcelona). I began making work between art, architecture, and urban anthropology. Today I’m still interested in these areas, but with a more focused point on telling how…