Visiting Artist, 2002-2003 2012

Judith Barry is an artist and writer whose work crosses a number of disciplines:
performance, installation, sculpture, architecture, photography and new media. She has
exhibited internationally at such venues as the Berlin Biennale, Venice Biennale of
Art/Architecture, Sao Paolo Biennale, Nagoya Biennale, Carnegie International, Whitney
Biennale, and the Sydney Biennale, among others. In 2000 she won the Kiesler Prize for
Architecture and the Arts, and in 2001 she was awarded “Best Pavilion” at the Cairo
Biennale. She is a 2011 Guggenheim Fellowship recipient. Public Fantasy, a collection
of Barry’s essays, was published by the ICA in London (1991). Recent publications
include Projections: mise en abyme, Presentation House, Vancouver (1997), The Study
for the Mirror and Garden, Granada, Spain (2003) and Body without Limits, Salamanca,
Spain (2009). She has taught and lectured extensively in the USA, Japan and Europe.
Recent full-time teaching positions include ACT at MIT, Boston (2002-2003) and the
Merz Akademie, Stuttgart, Germany (2003–2004). Her work is included in the collection
of MoMA, NYC, Whitney Museum, NYC, Generali Foundation, Vienna, MCA, San
Diego, Pompidou Center, Paris, Le Caixa, Barcelona, FNAC, Paris, Goetz collection,
Munich, Frac Lorraine, Metz, CIFO, Miami among many others world-wide. A traveling
survey of her installations was recently at Berardo Museum, Lisbon, Portugal (2010). In
2012 she participated in dOCUMENTA (13) in Kassel, Germany. The first installment of
her project …Cairo stories premiered at the Sharjah Biennial in 2011 and is touring in
Europe and the Middle East. Currently, she is Director of the MFA in VA at the Art
Institute of Boston, Lesley University.