Born 1984, Tehran, Iran
Living and working in Stockholm


Solo show at Barklund & Co
This artwork and documentary is about the youth group HUR, and the personal stories of young people living in the neighbourhood of Holma in Malmö, Sweden. Holma is mostly made up of multi-storey housing blocks, and artist Roxy Farhat has worked closely with the young people and their families to create individual portraits of their lives.

Opening April 26th 18:00-21:00
April 26th – May 19th
Moderated talk May 3rd Anusha Caroline Andersson will lead a discussion with Roxy Farhat and representatives from HUR
Hägerstensvägen 145, Aspudden
Opening Hours:
Thursdays & Fridays 15:00-18:00Saturdays 12:00-15:00 (Closed May 10th – 12th)
Pressrelease (Swedish)

This group exhibition revolves around how gender fluidity and “HEN” – also called the third pronoun – are reflected in contemporary art.
Several of the works show how gender and identity are conventions related to social and political change processes. The discourse on gender fluidity not only challenges the stereotypes associated with the male versus the female, but also the biological versus cultural perception of gender. The work highlights a critique of the binary model, which for many maintains oppressive mechanisms where human identity is forced into rigid and life-threatening structures.

January 16th – May 6th
Haugar Vestfold Kunstmuseum
Gråbrødregaten 17
3110 Tønsberg



2012 New Genres MFA, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles
2010 BFA, Konstfack, Stockholm
2009 Exchange Semester, California College of the Arts (CCA), San Francisco
2007 Gerlesborg School of Fine Art, Bohuslän
2006 Östra Grevie Folkhögskola, Malmö


2017 KROPPSMINNEN / BODY MEMORIES w Anusha Caroline Andersson, Gagnef
2016 Självporträtt, Nuda Paper Launch, Bonniers Konsthall
Självporträtt, collaboration with Yoann Durant and Dimen Abdulla, Sveriges Radio Drama Party, Taverna Brillo, Stockholm
Självporträtt, collaboration with Yoann Durant and Dimen Abdulla, Swedish Art Now! Sven-Harrys Konstmuseum, Stockholm
Auctioneer, Örnsbergsauktionen, Kägelbanan, Stockholm
2015 Welcome To Sweden, collaboration with Tara Transitory, Future Legends, Palladium, Malmö
Auctioneer, Örnsbergsauktionen, Stockholm
2014 Untitled Performance w Kakan Hermansson, Syster, Borås Konstmuseum
Minimal Kompetens, Motbilder, Gothia Towers, Göteborg
2013 Open Letter to Kim Kardashian, Centrum för fotografi, Stockholm
  Open Letter to Kim Kardashian, The Famous Fem(inists), Eggeby Gård, Stockholm
  Untitled Performance w Kakan Hermansson, Doc Lounge, Trädgården, Stockholm
  Minimal Kompetens, Flatlobbyn Bonanza, Stora Teatern, Göteborg
  Minimal Kompetens, Nöjesguidens Malmö-/Lundapris, Babel, Malmö
  Auctioneer, Örnsbergsauktionen, Stockholm
  Minimal Kompetens, Litteraturfest CONST Literary (P)review, Kulturhuset, Stockholm
2012 Minimal Kompetens, IN THE ACT, Signal Center för samtidskonst, Malmö
  1 Image 1 Minute, ForYourArt, Los Angeles
  Open Letter To Kim Kardashian, Lounge(s), Göteborg
  Ayande/Framtiden, Gagnef
2010 Roxy Farhat, Zhala Rifat & Dom Dugliga, Gagnef
  En afton i Hägerstens Botaniska Trädgård, Högkvarteret, Stockholm
  HOUSEKEEPING, Pepp March Benefit Party, Marie Laveau, Stockholm
  HOUSEKEEPING, Club Cookie Jar, Högkvarteret, Stockholm
2009 Confused Gorillas Throwing Mangos, Blue Six Room, San Francisco, CA
  HOUSEKEEPING, Galleri Blåneka, Stockholm
  HOUSEKEEPING, Gagnef, Gagnef

Solo/Duo Exhibitions

2015 Duo exhibition with Josefin Hinders, Under Bron, Stockholm
2014 I Just Never Talk to People About Things Like That/Hellre Trillar Jag Och Slår Ihjäl Mig Duo Show With Kakan Hermansson, NAU Gallery, Stockholm
2010 My Grandmother Married When She Was 14, Galleri Konstfack, Stockholm
2009 HOUSEKEEPING, Centrifug, Konsthall C, Stockholm


2017 “HUR”, Bästa Biennalen, Malmö Konstmuseum, Malmö

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017 Not All There, Human Resources, Los Angeles
=xp0 – L’exposition pour l’égalité du genre, Lannion, France
2016 The Whales Took You, PØST, Los Angeles
2015  Norm.Alt, Norrtälje Konsthall, Norrtälje
Becoming By Recalling, Att bli genom att blicka bakåt, Passagen Konsthall, Linköping
Nietzsche Was A Man, Pori Art Museum, Finland
2014 Syster, Borås Konstmuseum, Borås
Norm.Alt, Skövde Konsthall, Skövde
If You Tolerate This, Odenplan T-bana, Stockholm
MOTBILDER, Gothia Towers, Göteborg
  F/ART Feminist Art, Fabriken STPLN, Malmö
  En egen röst, Malmö Konstmuseum, Malmö
  Gerlesborgsskolans jubileumsutställning, Gerlesborgsskolans Konsthall, Hamburgsund
  Nietzsche Was A Man, Malmö Konsthall, Malmö
  The Beginning is Always Today – Contemporary Feminst Art In Scandiavia, Västerås Konstmuseum, Sverige
  The Beginning is Always Today – Contemporary Feminst Art In Scandiavia, Sørlandets Kunstmuseum, Kristiansand, Norway
2013 The Famous Fem(inists), Disobedience – An Evening About Power, Summers And Bodies, Eggeby Gård, Stockholm
  Nietzsche Was A Man, Museo Ex-Teresa Arte Actual, Mexico City
2012 Under Bron, Stockholm
  The Famous Fem(inists) On A Secret Trail, Renseriet, Stockholm
  Hard 8, Untitled Artprojects, Los Angeles, CA
  MFA Exhibition #2, New Wight Gallery, UCLA, Los Angeles
  Start!, Svarta Hålet, Stockholm
  Sweden Under the Bridge, Galapagos Art Space, Brooklyn NY
  We Have Traveled Far, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo
2011 Galleri Systers Val, Luleå Konsthall, Luleå
  UCLA MFA 2012 Exhibition, New Wight Gallery, UCLA, Los Angeles
  Return of The Losers, Kalmar Konsthall, Kalmar
  New Insight, NEXT, Art Chicago
2010 Konstfack Degree Exhibition 2010, Konstfack, Stockholm
  The Question of Identity, Michaelis School of Fine Art, Cape Town, South Africa
  Konst och arbete del 1, Galleri Box, Göteborg
  Supermarket Art Fair, Galleri Syster, Stockholm
  The Question of Identity, North/South Galleries, CCA, Oakland, CA
2009 Interface Show, Oliver Art Center, CCA, Oakland, CA
  Single Space, Bruce Galleries, CCA, San Francisco
  SMASH the Park Art, Vitabergsparken, Stockholm
  Inside/Out, Konstfack, Stockholm
  The Spring Salon, Liljevalchs Konsthall, Stockholm
2008 Konstfack1, Brunogallerian, Stockholm
2007 Gerlesborg School of Fine Arts, Grant Exhibition, Bohusgalleriet, Uddevalla
2006 Livscykeln, Östra hamngatan, Car Free Day, Göteborg
  Support Starving Artists, Aktivitetshuset, Malmö
  DISCO, Simrishamnsgatan, Malmö
  Stockholms Auktionsverk, Malmö
  Galleri St: Gertrud, Malmö


2017 Fair Play, Fairmarket, Brickell City Centre, Miami FL
The (L)one and Only, Galeria Ruby, Buenos Aires
2014 Musikhistoriens rätta ansikte, Biograf Spegeln, Malmö
  Filmbar #12, Far i hatten, Malmö
2013 Festival Scensommar, Scenkonst Z, Teater Galeasen, Skeppsholmen, Stockholm
  Temporära Konstbion, Temporära Konsthallen, Stockholm
2012 No Brow – Popular Culture and Politics in Contemporary Swedish Video Art, Baltimore
  LAY FLAT AND ROLL AROUND, Oksasenkatu 11, Helsinki
  Top Nice, Liljevalchs Konsthall, Stockholm
  Media Lounge, CAA 100th Annual Conference, Los Angeles Convention Center
2011 Where Dreams Cross, Gåsen Lada, Gotland
  Where Dreams Cross, Scandic Hotel, Göteborg
  Houston Anarchist Bookfair, Houston, TX
2010 From The Other Side, Hornstull, Stockholm
  The Resurrection of Hip Hop, Pt 1, Högkvarteret, Stockholm
  TEXT, Red Eye Library, Cape Town, South Africa
2008 MOVING Art Clarion, Hotel Clarion Skanstull, Stockholm
  Escuela de Bellas Artes de Universidad ARCIS, Santiago, Chile
2007 Konsthemmet, Studio Virtanen, TV 8, Sweden

Festival Screenings

2017 “HUR”, Nordic Matters, Southbank Centre, London, UK
2015 Berlin Music Video Festival, Berlin, Germany
2014 Los Angeles Music Video Festival, Los Angeles
Berlin Music Video Festival, Berlin, Germany
2013 Cucalorus Film Festival, Downtown Wilmington, North Carolina
  Nietzsche Was A Man, FONLAD Online Festival for Digital Arts, Coimbra, Portugal
  Berwick Upon Tweed Film & Media Arts Festival 2013, Berwick-upon-Tweed, England
  FILMBAR #10, Panorama Filmfestival, Inkonst, Malmö
2012 Where Dreams Cross/Tempo Documentary Film Festival, Stockholm


2017 Work Grant, Konstnärsnämnden
2014 Best Editor, Berlin Music Video Festival 2014 (Gnučči – WORK!)
  Nöjesguidens Malmö/Lundapris, Film 2013 (Gnučči – Finders Keepers)
2013 Best Scandinavian Music Video 2013, Bergen International Film Festival (The Knife – A Tooth For An Eye)
  Längmanska kulturfonden
2012 Teaching Assistantship, University of California, Los Angeles
2011 Fredrika-Bremer-Förbundet, Sweden
2011 Helge Ax:son Johnsons Stiftelse, Sweden
2011 Bucknells Scholarship, University of California, Los Angeles
  Resnick Scholarship, University of California, Los Angeles
  Teaching Assistantship, University of California, Los Angeles
  Anders Sandrews Stiftelse, Sweden
2010 Gertrude och Ivar Philipsons Stiftelse, Sweden
  Stiftelsen August Ringnérs Stipendiefond, Sweden
  Studenternas Stipendium, Konstfack, Sweden
2007 Gerlesborg School of Fine Arts Grant, Sparbanksstiftelsen Väst, Sweden


2015 Future Legends Artist Residency, Collaboration with Tara Transitory, Malmö, Sweden

Music Videos

2017 “Fuck What They Want We Are What They Need” Gnučči, Director/Editor
2015 “Dra åt helvete” Marit Bergman, Director/Editor/Co-Producer
2014 “A.RAB” Gnučči, Director/Editor/Co-Producer
“I’m In Love” Zhala, Director/Editor/Producer
“För Alla Namn Vi Inte Får Använda” Europa Europa and the Knife, Director/Editor
“Prophet” Zhala, Animator
“WORK!” Gnučči, Director/Editor/Animator/Co-Producer
2013 “Finders Keepers” Gnučči, Director/Editor/Animator/Producer
“A Tooth For An Eye” The Knife, Co-Director/Editor/Producer

Professional experience

2017 Set Designer, “Dom där tjejerna”, Livet Bitch!, Estrad Södertälje Stadsscen
Guest Teacher, Documentary Shorts for TV, Stockholm University of the Arts
2016 Guest Teacher, Gerlesborgsskolan Stockholm
Guest Teacher, Video Workshop, Idun Lovén, Stockholm
2015 Guest Teacher, Video Workshop, Idun Lovén, Stockholm
Auctioneer, Artists For Refugees, Södra Teatern, Stockholm
Director, Editor, Production assistant, EDIT.SE, SVT
Guest Teacher, Performance, Gerlersborgsskolan Bohuslän (Gerlesborg School of Fine Art) 
2014 Set Designer, Europa Europa cabaret
2012 Teaching Assistant, New Genres, Department of Art, UCLA, Los Angeles
2011 Teaching Assistant, New Genres, Department of Art, UCLA, Los Angeles
  Teaching Assistant, New Genres, Department of Art, UCLA, Los Angeles
  Teaching Assistant, New Genres, Department of Art, UCLA, Los Angeles
  Teaching Assistant, New Genres, Department of Art, UCLA, Los Angeles
2009 Maid, Grand Hôtel, Stockholm
2007 Maid, Hotel Opera, Oslo, Norway
2004 Illustration, Befriaren, Animal Rights Magazine