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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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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Royal Photographic Society Fellowship

23rd Feb 18 | News

  I’m delighted to announce that I have been invited to formally become a Fellow of The Royal Photography Society. As the highest level of Distinction, it’s an honour to be recognised.    

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1000 Words – The War From Here, Exhibition Review

13th Nov 17 | News

Following the exhibition of, The War From Here at Krakow Photomonth this Summer, it was a pleasure to read Duncan Woolridge’s review of the show on the 1000 Words site.   “The War From Here is an extraordinary call to see how [war] occurs right in front of us”, he writes. “Photography is capable of […]

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Fotofestival Schiedam – Mapping The Territory

13th Nov 17 | News

Running 12-22nd October, I was delighted to have exhibited work at the Fifth Annual edition of Fotofestival Schiedam in the Netherlands. Images from my series, Mapping The Territory, were displayed at Ruimte in Beweging (Space in Motion), a multiplatform art space in Scheidam’s historic City Centre and under the festival’s theme of Blueprint. http://www.fotofestivalschiedam.nl/exhibition/mapping-the-territory/    

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LANDSCAPE STORIES

13th Nov 17 | News

    Thanks to Gianpaolo Arena for featuring The Canary and The Hammer in issue 27 of Landscape Stories.          

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