About Wayne Barrar
Wayne Barrar is a Wellington based photographer and Honorary Research Fellow at Whiti o Rehua School of Art, Massey University. His practice has a particular interest in visualising the human construction of landscape and critiquing the ‘re-definition’ of nature. His work has been regularly exhibited nationally and internationally since 1984 and his books include Shifting Nature (Otago University Press, 2001), An Expanding Subterra (Dunedin Public Art Gallery, 2010), Torbay ti kouka (University of Plymouth Press, 2011), and The Glass Archive (Forrester Gallery, 2015). His work is held in museum collections in New Zealand, USA, and Australia.
Detail of: Wayne Barrar, Strew from north German coast (brackish) #2. NBS slide c. 1960, 2015, platinum print. © Wayne Barrar. Te Papa (O.049373)