Daniel Barrow Biography

 

Montreal-based artist Daniel Barrow works in video, film, print-making and drawing, but is best known for his use of antiquated technologies, his “registered projection” installations, and his narrative overhead projection performances. Barrow describes his performance method as a process of, “creating and adapting comic narratives to manual forms of animation by projecting, layering and manipulating drawings on overhead projectors”.

Barrow has exhibited widely in Canada and abroad. He has performed at The Walker Art Center (Minneapolis), PS1 Contemporary Art Center (New York), The Museum of Contemporary Art (Los Angeles), Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen, The Portland Institute for Contemporary Art’s TBA festival, and the British Film Institute’s London Film Festival. Barrow is the winner of the 2010 Sobey Art Award as well as the recipient of the 2013 Glenfiddich Artist in Residence Prize.

Daniel Barrow,   Frizzy     2019,   The Novitiate   2019,   Broken Stalk   2019, chalk pastel and archival marker on paper. Collection of the Artist. Photo by Don Hall.

Daniel Barrow, Frizzy 2019, The Novitiate 2019, Broken Stalk 2019, chalk pastel and archival marker on paper. Collection of the Artist. Photo by Don Hall.