July 23 to November 13, 2022
Barrie Jones, video stills from Young Actors Emote A and B (details), 2021.
Photos courtesy of the artist.
Barrie Jones is a Vancouver-based photo and video artist whose work is known for its focus on the human figure as a site of complex personal and collective identities. In look don’t look, Jones’ vibrant video portraits explore a multitude of human emotions and the complicated dynamics of relationships. The positioning of Jones’ young subjects invites us to consider the modern construction of social identities and our growing reliance on technology and social media.
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Barrie Jones holds a BFA from the University of British Columbia and an MFA from York University, Toronto. Jones has long been associated with Vancouver and spent many years teaching photography in the University of British Columbia’s department of Art History, Visual Art and Theory. Jones has an extensive exhibition record, and his work is held in numerous collections across Canada.