Farrah Karapetian

Farrah Karapetian was born in Marin, California, in 1978. She received a BA from Yale and an MFA from the University of California Los Angeles. Recent exhibitions include the Von Lintel Gallery in Los Angeles, the Danziger Gallery in New York City, the Armory Center for the Arts in Pasadena, the UCR/California Museum of Photography in Riverside, and the Orange County Museum of Art. She lives and works in Los Angeles.


Muscle Memory

In 1839—the same year Louis Daguerre introduced the photographic process that bears his name—William Henry Fox Talbot invented “photogenic drawing.” With a sheet of glass, Talbot pressed botanical objects directly onto the surfaces of paper rendered photosensitive by salt and silver nitrate solution, and then exposed the compositions to sunlight. The resulting silhouettes on the […]

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