WHERE Were You Harassed? to live stream at show that explores our shared experiences in domesticity during social isolation. The reality of staying home for many women, families and children are not as comfortable as we would hope. Our new routine further highlights the inequalities in domestic labor and women’s issues that take place behind closed doors. During the first 11 weeks of lockdown from 24th March 2020, domestic abuse
NOW LIVE: My Interview on ARTish Plunge Podcast I sat down with Kristy Battani of The ARTish Plunge podcast and talked about Art, Textiles, Boro, curating and some of favorite artists. MORE INFO: https://www.kristybattani.com/podcast/barbara-klare-e8
INTERVIEW with LET LOOSE SKATEBOARDING MAGAZINE (Release date: 1 October 2020) SNEAK PEEK: 3. What’s the best dessert to try in the Bay Area? I have a huge sweet tooth. Oyatsuya (@oyatsuya on Instagram),an omakase snack/dessert pop-up in SF. It is THE bomb. They literally sell out in a few minutes. They are temporarily closed right now, which is too bad. Also great: Uji Time in Berkeley and S Bay (ice
SHREDDED FLAG (Charlottesville) is in Issue 2 of A.R.T Artists Responding To, an environmental and political zine out of the UK, covering paramount news and world happenings through the eyes of international artists, creatives and writers. In addition, three of my studies for this piece will be shown.
NATURE + 1 IN DIALOGUE WITH THE UNKNOWN @DIE KUNSTSCHAFFENDEN Linz AUSTRIA 6 Oct through 28 Oct 2020 NATURE: Twigs, dried grass, wood chips, aloe leaves, sea oats, palm fronds +1: Rescued textiles, modern boro textiles, embroidery and sashiko thread, horsehair, paint, twine, and ephemera 2-9 inches high To see all 200 pieces, go here. A group show of international artists: Kirsty Lamont . Barbara Bryn Klare . Rachel Macmanus . Marten Tollin
PACK YOUR BAGS SOMETHING SMALL I sit in the middle of the intersection (of art, design + craft). It is safe to be here as an artist. Some doubt that–but is it art? If the artist is showing… it is. Is it forward looking? Yes. Poetic? Very. “I have a portable home that I always carry with me which is literature and memories.” — Writer Azar Nafisi about her life
Middle section MODERN SAMPLER An Art of Love triptych Rescued antique table linens, embroidery floss 54 x 12 inches 2016 I was googling World of Threads to find dates and locations and I found this commentary on my work, MODERN SAMPLER. “This piece is by Barbara Bryn Klare, called ‘Modern Sampler.’ BSP found it very amusing, I found it quite moving – both of us agreed it was a tale
ICE CREAM AND CAKE was donated to the Breast Cancer Resource Center and shown at Art Bra Austin, Palmer Events Center, Austin TX May 2016 “whimsical in appearance with strategically placed pompoms”– Breast Cancer Resource Center