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/ George Barber
George Barber’s “Fences Make Senses”

WATERSIDE CONTEMPORARY, London

View of George Barber's "Fences Make Senses," waterside contemporary, London, 2015.
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Marina Vishmidt

You could imagine it happening in a George Barber video. Nothing for a while, then three come along at once—you can almost hear the folksy, mordant voiceover that features in so many of them. Like the cars filmed from above driving an abstract expressionist tableau into being in Automotive Action... continue reading
George Barber’s “The Freestone Drone”

WATERSIDE CONTEMPORARY, London

View of George Barber’s “The Freestone Drone,” Waterside Contemporary, London, 2013.
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Omar Kholeif

George Barber, the pioneering British video artist influential in defining the Scratch Video movement, launched his first solo show at Waterside Contemporary with “The Freestone Drone”—an installation that resembled a domestic yard-cum-war zone. As one entered, strung up across the gallery walls were numerous washing lines, covered with sheaths of... continue reading

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