Tim Barber (b. Feb. 5th 1979) grew up in Amherst Massachusetts, lived for a few years in the mountains of Northern Vermont, studied photography in Vancouver B.C. and now lives in New York City. A photographer, curator and designer, Barber worked as the photo editor for Vice Magazine (2003-2005) and founded the online gallery and image archive tinyvices.com (2005-2012), which was released as a free App (2010) and evolved into time-and-space.tv (2013-2016), a curated community platform for artists. Barber co-curated the inaugural New York Photo Festival (2008), curated / edited a series of five monographs published by the Aperture Foundation (2008) and launched the independent publishing house TV Books (2008-2010).
Ideas expressed in this episode:
- Art being able to communicate messages that words can't describe
- Creating, manifesting, capturing, hunting for... "IT"
- The podcast highlighting todays "unsung heroes". These artists have the potential to eventually become "cult classics".
- Our job as an artist is to translate experiences and to share them with the world
- Different levels of dimensions and consciousness
- Virtual reality becoming a part of reality
- Living with love and fear in our lives. Creating a no fear zone
- Becoming Photo Editor for Vice
- Conversations becoming artworks within themselves
- Trying to live within a non-consumerist way of life
- The art world being a vast sea of hits and misses. Being both deep and shallow.
- Our relationship with our own truths and universal truths