Jeremiah Barber is a media artist. He studies transcendence through absurdity and humor, tackling the impractical object, the impossible task, and the weariness of time.
We lay in a pool of water speaking of half-memories
A performance illuminated by flashbulb
I wait below the water until the color dissipates
I reach to stabilize the burning head
A short cut through a field
Falling from the tree
I walk through the industrial sector that surrounds my house

Exhibition Archive

Here you will find a list of past exhibitions including posters, ephemera, and other artists I've worked with.


In the performance I sank below the water, making a perfect mirror image of my head

White Hot Lamp Black: Works of Perception at SOEX

This February I will be participating in a group exhibition at Southern Exposure in a show that “investigates the distant edges of our perception: shadows, bright light, dark space and deep holes.” My contribution appears on Febrary 21st in collaboration with my partner Ingrid Rojas Conteras–we will be making a one-night performance installation that will [...]


Ephemera gives way to Ephemera: Performance and Exhibition at SOMArts

All Good Things SOMArts Cultural Center November 22 – December 21, 2013 Opening reception Friday, November 22 6-9pm Live performance Wednesday, December 11 7pm This winter SOMArts is featuring an exhibition based on notions of the ephemeral. Curated by Justin Hoover, the exhibition includes works by Mauricio Ancalmo, Chris Fraser, Kate Gilmore, and Paul Kos. [...]


18.5 Is Coming to Brooklyn

August 21-25, 2013 505 1/2 Waverly Ave., Brooklyn, NY More Information This summer the Donovan & Calderón team bring their production 18 1/2 MINUTES to New York. Written, Directed and Performed by Sean Donovan & Sebastián Calderón Bentin, with Video by Jeremiah Barber, Sound by Derek Phillips, and Stage design by Angrette McCloskey.   ABOUT THE PRODUCTION: [...]