Visual Art Forum: Barry Doupé

Public Talks + Conferences

Tuesday, Nov 14, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Rennie Hall I Room B2160

Please join us for an artist talk with alumnus Barry Doupé, our current outdoor screen exhibiting artist.

Following the launch of his work "Object Poems", commissioned by the City of Vancouver Public Art Program for the outdoor screen at Emily Carr University of Art + Design, Barry Doupé will be discussing the undertaking of this major work and presenting other recent projects.


Barry Doupé (b. 1982 Victoria, BC) is a Vancouver-based artist primarily working with computer animation. He graduated from Emily Carr University in 2004 with a Bachelor of Media Arts majoring in animation. His films use imagery and language derived from the subconscious; developed through writing exercises and automatic drawing. He often creates settings within which a character's self-expression or action is challenged and thwarted, resulting in comic, violent and poetic spectacles. His films have been screened throughout Canada and Internationally including the Ann Arbor Film Festival (Ann Arbor, Michigan), International Film Festival Rotterdam (Rotterdam, the Netherlands), Anthology Film Archives (NY, New York), Lyon Contemporary Art Museum (Lyon, France), Pleasure Dome (Toronto, ON), MOCCA (Toronto, ON), Whitechapel Gallery (London, UK), Centre Pompidou (Paris, France) and the Tate Modern (London, UK).

Visual Art Forums are presented by the Audain Faculty of Art, Emily Carr University of Art + Design.