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Associate Professor Wayne Barrar MDes, PGDipFA, BSc

Associate Professor

School of Art

Professional

Qualifications

  • Master of Design - Massey University (2005)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Fine Arts - University of Auckland (1997)
  • Bachelor of Science - University of Canterbury (1979)

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 1 5

Research Outputs

Journal

Barrar, W. (2019). The infusoria of Ichaboe. Memory connection. 3(1), 30-45 Retrieved from http://memoryconnection.org/article/the-infusoria-of-ichaboe/
[Journal article]Authored by: Barrar, W.
Barrar, WD. (2017). The Oamaru diatomite: in and out of the archive. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand. 47(1), 118-124 Retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03036758.2016.1208253
[Journal article]Authored by: Barrar, W.
Barrar, WD. (2014). Wayne Barrar: Hoxha's bunkers. Momento. History of Other Places(15), 9-10 Retrieved from http://www.photoforum-nz.org/
[Journal article]Authored by: Barrar, W.
Pike, DL., & Barrar, WD. (2013). The Bunkerization of Albania. Cabinet: A Quarterly of Art and Culture. Summer 2013(50), 54-61 Retrieved from http://www.cabinetmagazine.org/
[Journal article]Authored by: Barrar, W.
Barrar, W., & Preston, J. (2012). Subterra: Interior economies of underground space. IDEA Journal. Interior Design/ Interior Architecture Educators Association(2011), 34-49 Retrieved from http://idea-edu.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/2011_IDEA_JOURNAL.pdf
[Journal article]Authored by: Barrar, W.
Barrar, WD. (2009). Forum - Wayne Barrar. Camera Austria International. (107), 52-53
[Journal article]Authored by: Barrar, W.
Barrar, WD. (2006). Reviewing Subterra. Southerly: a review of Australian literature. 65(3), 119-127 Retrieved from http://southerlyjournal.com.au/
[Journal article]Authored by: Barrar, W.

Book

Barrar, WD. (2016). Fixed in time. In N. Legat (Ed.) Journal of Urgent Writing. (pp. 90 - 97). Albany, New Zealand: Massey University Press
[Chapter]Authored by: Barrar, W.
Barrar, WD., & Wilder, K. (2016). The Glass Archive: Photographs by Wayne Barrar. : Whiti o Rehua, School of Art in association with Forrester Gallery
[Monograph]Authored by: Barrar, W.
Barrar, WD.(2011). Torbay ti kouka: A New Zealand Tree in the English Riviera. Plymouth, United Kingdom: University of Plymouth Press
[Authored Book]Authored by: Barrar, W.
Barrar, WD. (2011). Daniel Louis Mundy and the public works: Photography and the West Coast Road. In Early New Zealand Photography: Images and Essays. (pp. 39 - 45). : Otago University Press
[Chapter]Authored by: Barrar, W.
Barrar, WD.(2010). Wayne Barrar: An expanding subterra. Dunedin, New Zealand: Dunedin Public Art Gallery
[Authored Book]Authored by: Barrar, W.
Barrar, WD. (2010). Wayne Barrar. In H. Scott, & A. Shelton (Eds.) Sightseeing. (pp. 1 - 7). Auckland, NZ: Rim Books
[Chapter]Authored by: Barrar, W.

Creative Work

Barrar, W. (2018, May 11). Strangers (curated group exhibition). (No. of Pieces: 1) [Silver gelatin print]. Dunedin Public Art Gallery.
[Exhibition]Authored by: Barrar, W.Contributed to by: Barrar, W.
Barrar, WD. (2017) Suite of 4 cyanotype photomicrographs. [Exhibition] [4 hand-coated cyanotype photographs, 200 x 250mm.] Included in the exhibition “In/Visible Landscape”, Canterbury Museum, Christchurch, New Zealand. 7 Oct–18 Nov 2017
[Artwork]Authored by: Barrar, W.
Barrar, WD. (2017) Images from “Where the River Bends”. [Exhibition] [Platinum/palladium print (260 x 360mm) and gold-toned albumen print (260 x 360mm).] Included in the exhibition “Where the River Bends”, Ilam Campus Gallery, Univ. of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand. 15 Aug–7 Sep 2017
[Artwork]Authored by: Barrar, W.
Barrar, WD. (2017) The Glass Archive. [Exhibition] [58 photographs (42 colour pigment prints and 16 gold-toned hand-coated albumen prints, dimensions variable), and 48-page catalogue] Hocken Library Gallery, Univ. of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. 18 Mar–13 Apr 2017
[Artwork]Authored by: Barrar, W.
Barrar, W. (2016, November 19). New Compendium. (No. of Pieces: 7) [Colour Photographs]. Milford Galleries Dunedin.
[Exhibition]Contributed to by: Barrar, W.
Barrar, WD. (2016, July 9). Beneath an Ancient Sea: Oamaru and the Glass Archive. [Photographic works]. Forrester Gallery.
[Exhibition]Authored by: Barrar, W.
Barrar, WD. (2015, August 22). The Catchments. [Photographic works – 6 gold-toned albumen prints and 2 platinum/palladium prints (dimensions variable), shown with 9 earlier works]. Milford Galleries Queenstown, New Zealand. 22 Aug–16 Sep 2015.
[Exhibition]Authored by: Barrar, W.
Barrar, WD. (2015, June 12). Underground:Subterranean Economies and Ecologies. (No. of Pieces: 29) [Colour pigment photographs]. Prichard Art Gallery (University of Idaho).
[Exhibition]Authored by: Barrar, W.
Barrar, WD. (2014). Young Country: portfolio of albumen prints [Artefact]. : MTG Hawke’s Bay, Napier, New Zealand. 30 Apr–26 Jun 2016
[Artefact]Authored by: Barrar, W.
Barrar, WD. (2013) Images from "A Discordant Arcadia: Part 1”. [Exhibition] [10 gold-toned albumenised salt print photographs, dimensions variable]. Included in the exhibition “Seasoned: Contemporary Salt Prints”, McNamara Gallery, Whanganui, New Zealand. 6 Dec 2013–24 Jan 2014
[Artwork]Authored by: Barrar, W.
Barrar, WD. (2013) Mason Bay Series - Number 1-16. [Exhibition] Auckland Art Gallery
[Artwork]Authored by: Barrar, W.
Barrar, WD. (2013) New Lake/New Ramp, Marlborough 1985 Mitre Peak from Bowen Falls, 2000 Barrier, Lake Ruataniwha, 1987. [Exhibition] National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
[Artwork]Authored by: Barrar, W.
Barrar, W. (2013, March 29). Kainga, Whenua, Moana / Home, Land, and Sea. [Photographs]. nga toi arts, Te Papa Tongarewa, Museum of New Zealand, Wellington, New Zealand.
[Exhibition]Authored by: Barrar, W.
Barrar, W. (2013, February 16). Collection focus: Photography. Sarjeant Gallery.
[Exhibition]Authored by: Barrar, W.
Barrar, W. (2013, June 7). Available Light: Imagining more than we see. (No. of Pieces: 2) McNamara Gallery: Auckand Art Fair.
[Exhibition]Authored by: Barrar, W.
Barrar, W. (2012, August 4). Underground: Photographs of mining 1850 to the present. (No. of Pieces: 2) National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, ACT, Australia.
[Exhibition]Authored by: Barrar, W.
Barrar, W. (2012, May 19). Bio Borders. [16 pigment photographs (dimensions variable), Blu-ray video work “Target Species” (8:44 mins, looped), 8-page catalogue including exhibition images and authored text]. Pataka Museum of Art and Culture, Porirua, New Zealand. 19 May–19 Aug 2012.
[Exhibition]Authored by: Barrar, W.
Barrar, W. (2012) Hoxha’s Bunkers. [Exhibition] [19 pigment photographs (40 x 60cm) accompanied by 17 text panels] Humanities Center Gallery, California State Univ., Chico, CA, USA, 15 Oct–30 Nov 2012; portfolio of 6 images in “Cabinet” 50 (2013)
[Artwork]Authored by: Barrar, W.
Barrar, WD. (2010) An expanding subterra. [Exhibition] Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin, New Zealand (27 Mar - 27 Jun)
[Artwork]Authored by: Barrar, W.
Barrar, WD. (2010) Community Garden. [Exhibition] Hirschfeld Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand
[Artwork]Authored by: Barrar, W.
Barrar, WD. (2010) Contact topographies. [Exhibition] Milford Galleries, Dunedin, New Zealand (14 Aug - 8 Sep)
[Artwork]Authored by: Barrar, W.
Barrar, WD. (2009) RECENT: work by ten NZ photographers. [Exhibition] Tauranga Art Gallery, Tauranga, New Zealand
[Artwork]Authored by: Barrar, W.
Barrar, WD. (2009) AC/DC: The art of power. [Exhibition] The Gus Fisher Gallery, Auckland, NZ
[Artwork]Authored by: Barrar, W.
Barrar, WD. (2008) Close up: contemporary contact prints. [Exhibition] Ramp Galler, Hamilton, NZ
[Artwork]Authored by: Barrar, W.
Barrar, WD. (2008) Close up: contemporary contact prints. [Exhibition] The Gus Fisher Gallery, Auckland, NZ
[Artwork]Authored by: Barrar, W.
Barrar, WD. (2008) Land Wars. [Exhibition] Te Tuhi Centre, NZ
[Artwork]Authored by: Barrar, W.
Barrar, WD. (2007) The Long View. [Exhibition] McNamara Gallery, Wanganui, NZ
[Artwork]Authored by: Barrar, W.
Barrar, WD. (2007) Collection in Focus. [Exhibition] Sarjeant Gallery, Wanganui, NZ
[Artwork]Authored by: Barrar, W.
Barrar, WD. (2007) New Zealand Legacy: Aotearoa Taonga-Tuku-Iho. [Exhibition] At The Arts House, Singapore
[Artwork]Authored by: Barrar, W.
Barrar, WD. (2007) Manapouri: Art Power Protest. [Exhibition] National Library Gallery, Wellington, NZ
[Artwork]Authored by: Barrar, W.
Barrar, WD. (2006) Perpetual Verdure. [Exhibition] Gus Fisher Gallery, Auckland, NZ
[Artwork]Authored by: Barrar, W.
Barrar, WD. (2006) Picturing Eden. [Exhibition] George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film, Rochester, NY
[Artwork]Authored by: Barrar, W.
Barrar, WD. (2006) The Machine Room. [Exhibition] Milford Galleries, Auckland, New Zealand (24 May - 10 Jun)
[Artwork]Authored by: Barrar, W.

Conference

Barrar, WD. (2015, November). Delectable deposits – Tracing the Oamaru diatoms. Presented at Finding New Zealand’s Scientific Heritage Conference. Wellington, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Barrar, W.
Barrar, WD. (2015, September). The infusoria of Ichaboe: Memory and the metaphoric landscape. Presented at Triggering Memory conference (Massey Univ. and Syracuse Univ.). Wellington, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Barrar, W.
Barrar, WD. (2011). Trading Ecologies: Species, Landscapes, Photographs. (pp. 121 - 121). , Contact : Art Association of Australia and New Zealand: Victoria University of Wellington
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Barrar, W.
Barrar, WD. (2011, December). Trading ecologies: Species, landscapes, photographs. Presented at Contact (Art Association of Australia and New Zealand). Victoria University of Wellington, NZ.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Barrar, W.
Barrar, WD. (2009). Disrupted landscapes: Imaging bio security. , Appreciating the views: How we're looking at the social and visual landscape. 2009 International Conference of the International Visual Sociology Association: University of Cumbria
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Barrar, W.
Barrar, WD. (2009, July). Disrupted landscapes: Imaging bio security. Presented at Appreciating the views: How we're looking at the social and visual landscape - 2009 International Conference of the International Visual Sociology Association. University of Cumbria, Carlisle, Cumbria, UK.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Barrar, W.
Barrar, WD. (2007, December). Daniel Louis Mundy and the public works: Photography and the West Coast road. Presented at The Rise of New Zealand Photography, 1839-1918: Symposium. University of Otago, Dunedin, NZ.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Barrar, W.
Barrar, WD. (2006, September). The Machine Room: Visualising a commodified subterra. Presented at Going Underground: Excavating the Subterranean City. The Centre for Sustainable Urban and Regional Futures, Interdisciplinary Workshop. Salford University, Manchester, United Kingdom.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Barrar, W.

Other

Barrar, W. (2018). Art at Te Papa (contributed artwork). Te Papa Press
[Other]Authored by: Barrar, W.Contributed to by: Barrar, W.
Barrar, WD. (2016). Rare Early Diatom Ambrotype Photographs by Amasa Mason Eaton (1841-1914). : Commissioned essay. Harvard Univ. Farlow Herbarium and Library
[Internet publication]Authored by: Barrar, W.Contributed to by: Barrar, W.
Barrar, WD., & Hines, KJ, . (2015). Scenery, industry, surface, and scale. : “Off the Wall” (internet journal), issue 10. Te Papa Press
[Internet publication]Authored by: Barrar, W.
Barrar, WD. (2009, March). An expanding subterra and imaging biosecurity. In Victoria University Staff and Students, Landscape Architecture professional community. Presented at Victoria University, NZ.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Barrar, W.
Barrar, WD. (2008). Open land: photography and the engineered view. Presented at Wellington, NZ.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Barrar, W.
Barrar, WD. (2006). Auckland Festival of Photography. Radio New Zealand
[Other]Authored by: Barrar, W.
Barrar, WD. (2006). Artist interview. TVNZ
[Other]Authored by: Barrar, W.
Barrar, WD. (2006, June). Perpetual Verdure [artist lecture]. In University of Auckland/Gus Fisher Gallery. Presented at Gus Fisher Gallery, Auckland, NZ.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Barrar, W.

Supervision and Teaching

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Supervisor 1 1
Co-supervisor 1 0

Courses Coordinated

  • 221.222 Photography and the Darkroom
  • 221.322 Photography and the Advanced Darkroom
  • 221.456 Photography and the Archive

Current Doctoral Supervision

Co-supervisor of:

  • Johanna Mechen - Doctor of Philosophy
    The Video Essay in Performative Photographic Practice in Aotearoa, New Zealand

Completed Doctoral Supervision

Supervisor of:

  • 2016 - Mizuho Nishioka - Doctor of Philosophy
    A String of Data: disrupting, altering and generating the photographic image

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