For his current project he is transforming two adjoining rooms of Maketank
into a camera, studio and working darkroom
and developing a complex analogue photographic process
to create a series of still lives.
Brendan Barry is a photographer, educator and camera builder whose creative photographic practice combines elements of construction, education, performance and participation. His work is mostly concerned with the transformation of different objects and environments into spaces capable of viewing and capturing a photographic image, using the mechanics of photography as a tool for exploration and investigation.
Brendan is founder & director of Positive Light Projects, a not for profit organisation using photography to engage and inspire a diverse range of audiences and communities as well as developing emerging photographers and aiding them move their practise forward in exciting and innovative ways. Through Positive Light Projects Brendan runs The Dartmoor Summer School of Photography, a week long immersive and experimental photography residential taking place annually on Dartmoor National Park. His personal projects include The Caravan Caravan - a portable camera obscura and working darkroom - which you may have seen parked outside the Boat Shed Pop-Up in 2017, The Skyscraper Camera Project taking place in New York in the spring of 2019, and The Shipping Container Community Camera which was situated in Rougemont Gardens in the summer of 2019.