Georges Barber

Georges Barber
Video maker
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George Barber, born 1958 in Guyana, is a video artist based in London. He is represented by Waterside Contemporary.
George Barber received his BA from St Martins School of Art in 1980 and his MA from The Slade in 1984. Barber first gained acclaim through his low-tech video pieces composed of found footage which he deconstructed in an effort to display them as contradicting their intended purposes. These works were "influential in defining an emergent'slacker' aesthetic" as well as establishing the Scratch-video movement. Many of Barber's works ('Absence of Satan' and' Yes Frank No Smoke' in particular) are seminal pieces in the history of British video art (...)

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  • Arterial network
  • Media, Sports and Entertainment Group (MSE)
  • Gens de la Caraïbe
  • Groupe 30 Afrique
  • Alliance Française VANUATU
  • Zimbabwe : Culture Fund Of Zimbabwe Trust
  • RDC : Groupe TACCEMS
  • Rwanda : Positive Production
  • Togo : Kadam Kadam
  • Niger : ONG Culture Art Humanité
  • Collectif 2004 Images
  • Africultures Burkina-Faso
  • Bénincultures / Editions Plurielles
  • Africiné
  • Afrilivres

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