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Óscar Farfán works predominantly with photography—including video, text, and installation—addressing issues such as memory and representation of social narratives. His work has been shown in Mexico, the United States, China, Switzerland, Spain, France, Colombia, and Guatemala. He has won the Emerging Artist Grant & Commissions Program of the Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation (CIFO), as well as the Acquisition Prize at the IX Bienal FEMSA in Monterrey, Mexico. He has received the FONCA (National Endowment for Culture and Arts, Mexico) SNCA grant twice (2011-13 and 2015-17), and the FONCA Fomento y Coinversiones Grant. He has had solo and single project shows in Mexico at Centro Cultural de España, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Oaxaca, as well as at the Museo de Arte de Sonora MUSAS, and in Miami at Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation. He is represented at the FEMSA, CIFO, Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil (MACG) and Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Oaxaca (MACO) Collections. Farfán lives and works in Mexico City.