Stephanie Barber is an American writer and artist. She has created a poetic, conceptual and philosophical body of work in a variety of media. Many of her videos are concerned with the content, musicality and experiential qualities of language. They ferry viewers through philosophical inquiry with the unexpected oars of play, emotionalism, story, and humor. They are tightly wound, dense, and light simultaneously. She has recently finished her first feature length narrative, DAREDEVILS, in 2013, which will screen at the National Gallery of Art & The Anthology Film Archives in the Autumn of 2014.
Barber's films and videos have has been screened nationally and internationally in solo and group shows at MOMA, NY, The Tate Modern, London; The Whitney Museum of American Art, NY; The Paris Cinematheque; The Walker Art Center, MN; MOCA Los Angeles, The Wexner Center for Art, OH, among other galleries, museums and festivals. Her videos are distributed by The Video Data Bank, Chicago and her films are distributed by Canyon Cinema.
Barber’s essays, stories and poems are widely published in print and online. Her books these here separated to see how they standing alone and Night Moves are published by Publishing Genius Press in 2010 and 2013 respectively.