Negin Farsad

Artist Statement: 

Negin has been named one of the 50 Funniest Women by Huffington Post. She has written, directed, and appeared on MTV, Comedy Central, IFC, Nickelodeon, and PBS among others. Her arts-for-change work has included various satirical video campaigns on healthcare and banking for SEIU, on financial reporting for PCCC, and on collective bargaining for AFL-CIO. She was also commissioned to create a satirical video for Queen Rania of Jordan to dispel stereotypes about Middle Easterners, a series that won the YouTube Visionary Award. She is also director and starring comedian in the upcoming feature documentary, "The Muslims Are Coming!"