Farrah Marie Miranda

Farrah Marie Miranda

Farrah Miranda is an Abu Dhabi born, Toronto-based artist of Goan and Mangalorean descent. Speaking Fruit, the artist's most recent project, is one of 200 exceptional projects funded by the Canada Council for the Arts New Chapter Program. It is also the recipient of generous support from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, University of Waterloo, and Ontario Arts Council. Miranda has exhibited at the Santa Fe Arts Institute (Santa Fe), Workers Arts and Heritage Centre (Hamilton), Onsite Gallery (Toronto), Art Gallery of York University (Toronto), Artcite Inc. (Windsor), Surrey Art Gallery (Surrey), Astérides (Marseille), and Whippersnapper Gallery (Toronto).

Her writing appears in diverse publications such as, In the Wake of the Komagata Maru: Transpacific Migration, Race and Contemporary Art, VOZ-À-VOZ, Decolonization, Indigeneity & Society, Border Criminologies, Rabble and FUSE Magazine. She is the recipient of the ETFO Social Activism Award, and the Funding Engaging Actions with Sustainable Tactics '06 Award.

Miranda holds a Master of Environmental Studies degree from York University, where she studied under performance scholar and feminist theatre director, Honor Ford-Smith.

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Vol. 5, No. 2
Fruitful Lives and Deaths: The Art of Farrah Marie Miranda and the Question of DignityText by Tara Atluri; Art by Farrah Miranda
Farrah Miranda’s installations, Produce Party and Speaking Fruit pose lingering questions regarding the possibility of dignity in the context of global capitalism.