Professor Barry is an artist and writer whose work crosses a number of disciplines: performance, installation, sculpture, architecture, photography and new media.
Professional Title: Professor | Director of MFA in Visual Arts Program
Areas of Academic Focus and Expertise: Research-based practice utilizing installation, architecture and design, film/video, performance, sculpture, photography, and new media.
Education: Undergraduate studies: Architecture | Fine Art – various institutions
Graduate studies: Fine Art, Rhetoric, Film and Literary Theory, Performance, Film/Video – University of California, Berkeley | San Francisco Art Institute
MA, Computer Graphics, New York Institute of Technology, New York, 1987
Representative List of Recent Publications / Exhibitions:
Selected Awards and Grants:
• New York State Council on the Arts, video/film (2005)• Arts Council Chair, UCLA (2005)• Senior Research Fellow, CAVS at MIT, Cambridge - 2 year appointment (2005)• Daniel Langlois Foundation Project Grant, Montreal (2006)• John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship (2011)
Selected Recent Publications:• Draxler, Helmut/ Linker, Kate/ Javier Panera, Judith Barry: Body without Limits, Domus Artium 2002, Salamanca, Spain, 210 pp. (ill) (2009)• Barry, Judith, “Artist contribution”, Draw it with your eyes closed, ed. Paper Monument, NY (2012) • Barry, Judith, “For when all that was known…”, Special issue dOCuMENTA (13), MOUSSE 34, Milan, Summer (2012)• Kholeif, Omar, “Cairo stories: Judith Barry”, Portal 9, No. 1, Beirut, Lebanon, Fall (2012)Selected Current | Recent Exhibitions:• Voice off, MUMOK, Vienna (solo) (2012) • dOCUMENTA (13), Kassel, Germany (2012)• This will have been: Art, Love & Politics in the 1980’s, ICA, Boston (2012)• Critical Episodes 1957-2011, MACBA Collection, MACBA, Barcelona (2012) • In Deed: Certificates of Authenticity in Art, Drawing Center, NYC (2012)• Help/Less, Printed Matter, NYC until September 30, 2012 (2012) • ...Cairo stories, Photography Society UAE, Sharjah, UAE (screenings) (2012)http://rosamundfelsen.com/artists/judith-barryhttp://www.galeriekarinsachs.de/kuenstler/barry/barry.htmlhttp://www.galeriekarinsachs.de/archiv/barry2011/barry2011.htmlhttp://www.galeriekarinsachs.de/archiv/barry2006/barry.html
Judith Barry has exhibited internationally at such venues as the Berlin Biennale, Venice Biennale of Art/Architecture, Sao Paolo Biennale, Nagoya Biennale, Carnegie International, Whitney Biennale, and the Sydney Biennale, among many others. In 2000 she was awarded the Kiesler Prize for Architecture and the Arts, and in 2001 she won Best Pavilion at the Cairo Biennale. Recent full-time teaching positions include VAP (now ACT) at MIT, Boston (2002-2003) and Merz Akademie, Stuttgart, Germany (2003–2005). Her work is in the collection of MoMA, NYC, Whitney Museum, NYC, Generali Foundation, Vienna, MCA, San Diego, Pompidou Center and FNAC, Paris, Le Caixa, Barcelona, Goetz collection, Munich, Frac Lorraine, Metz, CIFO, Miami among many others world-wide. A survey of her work is traveling in Europe, most recently Berardo Museum, Lisbon, Portugal in 2010. The first installment of her project Cairo stories premiered at the Sharjah Biennial in March 2011.
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