Working across drawing, sculpture, film, installation and painting, Barnaby uses familiar iconography such as the humble Apple, to subvert the telling of ancient cautionary tales within a contemporary context. Whether using shops, apples, flowers or words, throughout his work, Barnaby holds up a mirror to society, prompting us to look again and reflect upon inequalities, obsessions and systems of belief.
Barford's Giant Apple installed in Holland Park
Barford's latest body of work reflects on Truth & Lies and Fear & Love.
Through sculptures and drawings, Barford uses his obsession with The Apple to explore our incessant need for MORE.
A hugely successful project at the V&A in London. A 6 m tower comprising 3000 unique bone china London shops.
The energetic word drawings are abstract pictures made by repeating the same hand-written word until its meaning becomes warped.