Artists Studio: Rosa Barba

“Terrifically satisfying to eye, ear, mind, and heart…Barba likes her works to operate in these two ways: as things in themselves, and as poetry, metaphors, incitements to thought”
The Boston Globe

Rosa Barba is an artist with a sculptural approach to film and the ways it articulates space, placing the work and the viewer in a new relationship. Her projects encompass film, sculpture, installation, and text grounded in the material and conceptual qualities of cinema. Her film works are situated between experimental documentary and fictional narrative, often focusing on natural landscapes and man-made interventions into the environment that probe into the relationship of historical record, personal anecdote, and filmic representation, creating spaces of memory and uncertainty. The cutting edge artist invites audiences into her conceptual practice by recasting their perspective in an act of radical reversal with images, collaborating with percussionist Chad Taylor on a performative work within a site-specific installation inspired by the Veterans Room.


The Artists Studio is supported in part by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the city council.

Image: Charles Roussel © Rosa Barba

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September 16–21, 2019

Performances: Monday–Tuesday, September 16–17 at 7:30pm
Tickets: $45 (plus fees)
Installation: Tuesday–Saturday, September 17–21 from 12:00pm–7:00pm
Tickets: $10 (plus fees)
Free for performance ticket holders

The performance is approximately 50 minutes with no intermission. Audience members are encouraged to stand for the duration of the performance.

Veterans Room

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