02 The Nearest Truth: Conversation with Brad Feuerhelm

08th Apr 21 | News

Very honoured to be the first one of Brad Feuerhelm wonderfulPodcast series, “The Nearest Truth”. There are many gems on here, so be sure to check them out. “Lisa and I had met previously through an edition of PhotoKrakow curated by Iris Sikking. I was able to grab a coffee with her then and again […]

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The Non-Logistical Mother

08th Oct 20 | News

“In The Non-Logistical Mother, British documentary photographer and artist Lisa Barnard reflects on the logistical image tied to a machinic gaze – one that is formed by and tailored to male-dominated militarism and capitalism. Through a fragmentary approach that draws on various theoretical and literary references and found footage materials, the commissioned piece ponders the […]

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Inside the Facility Where Bitcoin is Mined

08th Sep 20 | News

“The high-tech barn seems worlds away from the geysers, waterfalls, and lagoons that inspire 2.3 million tourists each year (not to mention a few Björk lyrics), but it’s as much a product of Iceland’s unique geology as any of those. The Nordic island country straddles the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, where the Eurasian and North American tectonic […]

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FINANCIAL TIMES: Photographer Lisa Barnard’s personal journey through the world of Gold

09th Aug 19 | News

“Electronic waste is one of the fastest-growing sources of rubbish in the world. These discarded devices can be highly toxic, containing lead and mercury. But something else is embedded in the tangle of circuitry from computers, televisions, cameras and phones: gold. That precious metal is a fascination of Lisa Barnard’s, the British photographic artist. For […]

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New Publication THE CANARY AND THE HAMMER Published by MACK BOOKS

09th Aug 19 | News

  The Canary and The Hammer Lisa Barnard   Regular price£40.00 GBP Available to pre-order Silkscreened hardcover 200 pages 20 x 29 cmPublication date: August 2019 ISBN 978-1-912339-33-4 €45 £40 $50 Photographed across four years and four continents, The Canary and The Hammer details our reverence for gold and its role in humanity’s ruthless pursuit of progress. Through […]

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HER GROUND Flowers Gallery Kingsland Road

09th Aug 19 | News

British artist Lisa Barnard’s most recent project The Canary and the Hammer traces the history of gold, and its role in humanity’s ruthless pursuit of progress. Created in response to the financial crisis of 2008, Barnard uses gold as a prism through which globalism can be refracted, embarking on a personal journey across the world […]

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Lisa Barnard experiments with capturing the immaterial

08th Apr 19 | News

““I like to work in a photographic format that embodies the concept of the project; so the idea behind the work is thoroughly entwined with its appearance,” explains photographic artist Lisa Barnard, following her most recent shoot with the Fujifilm GFX 50S. Renowned for making work that interrogates deeply political subject-matter while simultaneously exploring the […]

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1000 Words – 10 Year Anniversary Print Edition

04th Dec 18 | Events Talks & Exhibitions, News, Uncategorized

The Canary and The Hammer has been featured alongside Lisa Stein’s original essay in the beautifully printed, 10 year anniversary print edition of 1000 Words.   I’m especially pleased to be amongst such an accomplished list of practitioners, all of whom are a testament to the passion and dedication of Tim Clark and the team […]

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Archive Fever, ISSP 2018

04th Nov 18 | Events Talks & Exhibitions, News, Uncategorized

This year, I was invited to the International Summer School of Photography in Latvia, to produce and run a workshop based around imagery and the Archive, entitled Archive Fever.   “In its work to maintain one memory at the expense of another, the archive not only preserves and curates memory, but buries it as well. Work with […]

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IN OTHER IMAGE, WHEN WORDS FAIL – SIPF 2018

03rd Oct 18 | Events Talks & Exhibitions, News, Uncategorized

From 05 – 30 October 2018, images from The Canary and The Hammer will be shown at SIPF International Portfolio Showcase, ‘IN OTHER IMAGE, WHEN WORDS FAIL’, at the National Library Plaza, Singapore.   “Unrestricted by any themes or subject, the International Portfolio Showcase is likened to a survey of the preoccupations of the practitioners, […]

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