About the Artist

Farideh Sakhaeifar is a multidisciplinary artist, educator based in New York City. Sakhaeifar’s work investigates the politics of conflict, collective history, and personal accounts. Since 2018 she has been working collaboratively as a member of HEKLER, an artist-run collaborative platform that fosters the critical examination of hospitality and conflict. She received her MFA from Cornell University (2011) and her BFA from Azad Art and Architecture University in Iran (2008). Sakhaeifar has awarded the Shed first Open Call (2019) and has been an artist in residence at Queens Museum Studio Program (2018), Residency Unlimited (2017), BRIC media fellowship (2017), BRIC Doc Intensive (2017), and Workspace Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) (2012-13). Sakhaeifar’s work has been shown nationally and internationally and has been widely covered, including ArtFuse, The Guardian, and Hyperallergic.