A New York-based freelance photographer specializing in fine arts and documentaries, Farras was born in Germany to Syrian parents. In July 2017 he finished the graduate program in digital photography at School of Visual Arts, New York. Farras has a PhD in electrical engineering and pursued research in computational neuroscience. His photos have been exhibited in various venues in New York City, Santa Fe, and elsewhere. His fine art explores the serenity of sparsity and absence of clutter; be it visual, acoustic, or mental.
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2016 Tuition grant from the President’s Office, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY.
2016 Tuition grant from Department of Digital Photography, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
2016 Photographers' Choice Award, Brooklyn Navy Yard Show, New York, NY
2016 Third prize, Virtual Complex Art Show, Samuel J. Wood Library, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY
2015 First prize, Winter Photo Contest, Brooklyn Navy Yard Show, New York, NY
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The term “borders” can take on physical as well as metaphysical meanings. It can entail personal and private boundaries, and an alienation of "self versus others" - - of "us versus “them". We seek refuge in social networks, oblivious of surroundings. New York’s Guggenheim Museum provided a perfect environment to explore humans’ alienation.