Polina Ilieva
Polina is Associate University Librarian for Collections and UCSF Archivist.

The City is a Body by UCSF Artist in Residence Farah Hamade

In early 2020, the UCSF Library’s Archives and Special Collections and Makers Lab launched the inaugural Artist in Residence program. Farah Hamade was selected as the 2020/2021 artist. You can now watch Farah’s final project, “The City is a Body,” an audio-visual animation examining disparities in COVID-19 outcomes experienced by different communities in San Francisco and exploring what existing disparities may have played a role.

“The City is a Body” by Farah Hamade

Learn more about the “The City is a Body” project and Farah’s one-year residency on the UCSF Library website.

Make sure to follow the 2021 UCSF Library Artist in Residence, Pantea Karimi, on the UCSF Library Artist in Residence webpage.

Thank you, Farah, for your amazing work exploring the intersection between the arts, sciences, and humanities!