Video Installation in collaboration with Amanda Krugliak and Jason De Leon
Institute For The Humanities at University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan
photographer Richard Barnes as he photographs
Civil War Battlefields.
Richard Barnes is the author of Animal Logic. A title of the Princeton Architectural Press, the book is the result of Barnes' ten year project photographing the way we assemble, contain, and catalog the natural world. Essays by Jonathan Rosen and Susan Yelavich accompany this compelling monograph with 100 color plates and 20 B&W plates.
Mr. Barnes is the recipient of numerous grants and fellowships including the prestigious Prix de Rome Fellowship from the American Academy in Rome; and the National Endowment for the Arts.
His photographs looking at architecture as artifact and, placing it within the context of archaeology, challenges our conceptions of the way we inhabit and represent the built environment. His photographs are in numerous public and private collections, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the New York Public Library and the Harvard Photographic Archive.
In addition to his photography, Barnes has lectured extensively, including such venues as the Carnegie Museum of Art, The Graduate School of Design at Harvard University, Parsons School of Art in Manhattan, the lecture series of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the Friends of Photography, where he has also done workshops. He has worked as adjunct professor/visiting artist at the San Francisco Art Institute and has taught in the same capacity at the California College of the Arts (CCA) in San Francisco.