Barbara Confino
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Barbara Confino

BARBARA CONFINO is a writer and visual artist working in video, sound, text, stills, and the web. Her preferred forms are mixed-media installations and artists’ books. Her work has been featured in the Brooklyn Museum's ground-breaking show, Digital Printmaking Now, and is housed in such collections as the Bibliotheque Nationale de France, the British Museum Library, the Staatsbibliotek of Berlin and the National Film Board of Canada. Her video, HUM, has been seen in concert in New York's Symphony Space. She was Artist-in-Residence at Polytechnic University and is currently at work on the Genetic Wars, a complex piece exploring the future consequences of cloning and hybridization.

She is Managing Editor of the New York Photo Review where she writes about the current photography scene. Other writings on art and digital culture have been published in such periodicals as The Village Voice, CITIWEEK, the Christian Science Monitor, ArtsCanada and Travel and Leisure.

She lives in New York City where she exhibits regularly and teaches at the International Center for Photography and CUNY's New York City College of Technology.

ICP Involvement

A bunch of books on a table.
Interview Born to Collect: David Solo
An old photo of old buildings.
ICP Perspective In Search of Photographic Treasure:...
A portrait of a woman
ICP Perspective The Amateur Tradition: Photography’s...
Abstract art.
ICP Perspective Collage and the Photographic Imagination