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Represented by Waterside Contemporary, Director, Pierre d'Alancaisez.

2016 Energy Flash M HKA Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp Belgium. Group show.

2016 London Film Festival screening of ‘Dude Down’.

2015 London Film Festival screening of ‘Akula Dream’.

2015 Oct Chapter Arts, Cardiff. 3 month solo show.

2015 Oct ‘Fences Make Senses’ Waterside Contemporary, London

2015 Oct Chapter Arts, Cardiff. 3 month solo show.

2015 September/October 'Absolute Now', group exhibition at Atsukobarouh, Tokyo, Japan.

2015 September YOUNG PROJECTS solo show in Los Angeles, curator Paul Young.

2015 May SBC Gallery of Contemporary Art, Montréal, screening ‘Absence of Satan’.

2015 March Kate Macgarry Gallery, London, ‘What’s That Sound?’ as part of Idiot Box installation.

2015 Feb The Very Very End shown as part of Abstract Filming Programme at The Whitechapel Gallery, London, curator Gareth Evans.

2014 Sept The Freestone Drone Installation exhibited at Split Film Festival, Croatia.

2014 May. The RCA presents Inside/Out: Navigations Hackney Picture House.

2014 REKURZE Video Versus Film Prague, Czech Republic May

2014 BFI Southbank This is Now: Film & Video After Punk Salon Discussion and range of work shown.

2014 TATE BRITAIN ‘Assembly: A Survey of Recent Artists’ Film and Video in Britain 2008–2013
23 November 2013 – March 2014 Clore Auditorium

2014 “Life Fell to Earth” Film & Video Umbrella
Three venues:, February 2014 – on-going
Wall to Wall, Hatton Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, February – March 2014,
From Dada to Data (symposium), Whitechapel Gallery, London, 2 – 6pm, 22

2013  ‘The Freestone Drone’ at Art Brussels curated by Katerina Gregos. Also, shown at Istanbul Art Fair April.

2013  ‘The Freestone Drone’ solo show at Waterside Contemporary, 1st Feb till April 5th.  Glowing review Sight & Sound magazine, April Edition Sukdev Sandhu. Also, Dazed & Confused, Wired Magazine and Frieze.

2012 ‘The End of the Line’, Waterside Contemporary, London. Excellent review in Time Out.

 2012 Andor Gallery, After Hours Drop Box, video show, 237 Hackney Road, London E2. Stills' Film Lounge, Edinburgh Festival, curated by Emile Shemilt. James Casebere, Mineo Aayamaguchi, Doug Aubrey, George Barber, David Critchley, Claire Fowle & Jeanette Ginslov.
 Grand Union Gallery, Birmingham, ‘Branson’ Open File Milton Keynes Gallery, ‘Gibberish’.  India: Visions from the Outside The Cultural Centre of Bruges, Belgium, curators Mr. Shanay Jhaveri and Mme Shai Heredia in Bruges 15 March- 15 April with Otolith Group.

2012 Postmodernism Victoria & Albert Museum.  ‘Tilt’ and ‘2001 Colours Andy Never Thought of’.

2011 ‘Automotive Action Painting’ screened on Spanish Television.  RTVE-Madrid.

2010 Solo Show Dundee Contemporary Arts.  Excellent reviews in Frieze Jan/Feb 2011 edition and in The Guardian Guide 23rd Oct.

‘TILT’ Victoria & Albert Museum, Leighton Staircase..  ‘TILT’ Chisenhale Gallery, part of ‘Infermental’  Introduced by James Richards and Dan Kidner.

‘India Shouting Match’ shown at Kassel, 28th Documentary and Video Festival, Germany.

Chair and discussion panel member at Hay on Wye Festival. ‘Howthelightgetsin’ Philosophy and Music Festival. 

New work at OPEN GALLERY, Shoreditch Old Town Hall.

Gibberish shown at VIENNA ART FAIR and at Whitechapel Gallery, Withdrawal at Video Zone, Automotive Action Painting shown at Stuttgarter Filmwinter and South London Gallery, Shouting Match shown at Chicago Filmmakers.  Interviewed on London’s Resonance FM Oct 29th

2010 Mediations Biennial in Posnan, Poland  Group Show  Part of the International Project ‘Erazed Walls’ in Berlin. WATERSIDE PROJECTS London ‘Empty Sets’.  Group Show featuring ‘Gibberish’.

Solo Show Dundee Contemporary Arts, 15th Oct 15 Nov 2010

Solo Show at Split Film & Video Festival Croatia.   Sept 11-20. 2010

UK Distributors LUX have placed my work in 20 festivals from Sept 09-10 including
ICA, Frac Basse Normandie, BFI, Glasgow Film Theatre, Kill Your Timid Notion, Phoenix Cinema Leicester Square, Les Yeux De L’Oule-Nancy and Milton Keynes.

“There is no solution because there is no problem” An Evening of Artists' Film & Sound | Saturday 13th March, 18 The Moor, Sheffield.  Selection of works by George Barber, William Basinski & James Elaine, Theo Burt, Roc Jimenez de Cisneros, Simon Cryan, Joe Gilmore & Paul Emery, Oliver Laric, and Guy Sherwin.

FormContent Gallery, Ridley Market. “Misty Boundaries Fades and Dissolves”
George Barber, Stewart Home, Linder, Clunie Reid, James Richards, Eva Weinmayr
Group Show curated by Daniella Saul    25 February – 28 March 2010

“Mob Remedies”  Gallery Primo Alonso  George Barber, Lothar Götz, Natasha Kidd, Piers Secunda 12th March - 25th April Group Show curated by Piers Secunda.

Solo Show in Basel, Switzerland, at Marc De Puchredon Gallery 25th Sept 31st Oct 09 Showing 4 works.

Premiere of "GIBBERISH" new video art work, and showing 4 others pieces, including video sculpture "Long Commute".

Group Show PAINT CAN Travelling Gallery, Scotland. Automotive Action Painting 24 August - 23rd December, over 30 locations.

Reviews April : ART FORUM by Ed Halter August

ART MONTHLY by Martin Herbert, July-August edition

The Daily Telegraph (London) March 21, 2009 by Sukhdev Sandhu

Also, review by Marcos Ortega     Feb 07 09  

George Barber screening and talk Picture This Bristol June 17th 09

George Barber screening and talk Street Level Glasgow, 2nd April 09

George Barber screening and talk VIVID Birmingham 4th April 09

George Barber screening and talk Star & Shadow Cinema, Newcastle 29th April 09

George Barber at Light Industry at X-initiative’s NO SOUL FOR SALE June 23-28, 2009
548 West 22nd Street, New York.

Royal Academy Summer Exhibition.  8 June-16 August.  Automotive Action Painting.

Jury member for the 25th International ShortFilmFestival Hamburg.  June 2-9th.

European Media Art Festival Osnabrueck 22. - 26. April 09 “Welcome” shown.

Street Level Gallery, Glasgow and VIVID, Beyond Language prog shown..

Launch by LUX of new DVD of George Barber’s complete works.  The DVD on sale in most art shops across UK, the US and Europe and on Amazon.  March 14th 09.

'Figuring Landscapes’ Tate Modern.  7th Feb 09.  Work featured and part of book ‘Landscapes in Moving Image’ by Catherine Elwes.  Art & Ecology Magazine Feb 26 09, cited by David Berridge writing on Figuring Landscapes

“Following Your Heart” Arouca Film Festival Portugal.  Premiere of work.  23 Nov 08.

“Colour Field Film and Video” TATE MODERN “TILT”. Simon Payne curator.

Friday 21 November – Saturday 22 Nov 08

24th Hamburg International Short Film Festival    4 - 9 June 2008.  First Prize “Automotive Action Painting”.