Chris Barr

Chris Barr (b. 1980) works in a multidisciplinary fashion as both an artist and designer. He works in a wide range of media including networked performance, installation, video, and web-based projects, and has been exhibited internationally and nationally, notably at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo, NY, The Lab in San Francisco, CA, Reed Gallery at the University of Cincinnati and the Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona (Spain). His projects have been covered in publications including the Chronicle of Higher Education, The New York Times, and the Associated Press.

 

Most recently he participated in More Love: Art, Politics, and Sharing since the 1990s, Barr contributed No Time For Love: Worldwide Regret Counter for Misplaced Priorities, where visitors can document an occasion where they allowed their time and opportunities for human connection to be stolen away in the name of perpetual productivity. http://notimeforlove.com/

 

Barr currently works for the Knight Foundation in Miami, Florida as a program officer for media innovation. Barr previously taught at West Virginia University, where he designed the interface for the open source software project, VuFind, which won a Mellon Award for Technology Collaboration. Barr holds an MFA in media study from the State University of Buffalo and a BFA from West Virginia University. 

 

To see additional work, visit: http://www.chrisbarr.net.