Fusebox Talks: Daniel Barrow

In conjunction with the 7th annual Fusebox Festival, a contemporary art and performance festival that takes place in Austin, TX each April, culturebot.org presents Fusebox Talks, a series of interviews and podcasts with the select artists from the festival. The first podcast is with Canada’s Daniel Barrow at the Austin Museum of Art; interviewed by Ron Berry with question by Timothy Braun and Savannah McAnally, recording by Michael Bartnett. You can down listen to the podcast here:


Winnipeg-based artist Daniel Barrow uses obsolete technologies to present written, pictorial and cinematic narratives centering on the practices of drawing and collecting. Since 1993, he has created and adapted comic book 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 Museum of Contemporary Art (Los Angeles), The Rotterdam International Film Festival, The Contemporary Art Gallery (Vancouver), and the Gene Siskel Film Center (Chicago). Barrow is the 2007 winner of the Canada Council’s Victor Martyn Lynch-Staunton award and the 2008 winner of the Images Festival’s Images Prize. Barrow is represented by Jessica Bradley Art + Projects, Toronto.

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