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Briony Barr Briony Barr i(9566392 works by)
Born: Established: 1978
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Scotland,
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United Kingdom (UK),
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Western Europe, Europe,
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Gender: Female
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BiographyHistory

"Briony Barr is a visual artist whose practice investigates individual and collaborative rule-based drawing. As a key component of her methodology, she regularly collaborates with scientists, as well as large groups of people, to generate artworks. Briony earned her BFA from the School of Visual Arts in New York City and MFA from the Victorian College of Arts in Melbourne, Australia. She has exhibited in solo and group shows in Australia, Mexico, America and South Korea. Her work has been supported by an Australian Postgraduate Award (2008) and a New Work grant from The Australia Council for the Arts (2012). In 2014, Briony became an honorary fellow of Melbourne University's School of Physics."

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2019 recipient Australia Council Grants, Awards and Fellowships Literature Arts Projects For Individuals and Groups $38,360
2017 recipient Australia Council Grants, Awards and Fellowships

Emerging and Experimental Arts Development Grants Individuals and Groups $8,990.00

2017 recipient Australia Council Grants, Awards and Fellowships Literature Board Fellowship Emerging and Experimental Arts $8,990.00

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon The Invisible War : A Tale on Two Scales Collingwood : Scale Free Network , 2016 10777298 2016 single work graphic novel young adult

'While treating a patient with dysentery, Sister Annie Barnaby encounters a strain of lethal bacteria. As the invaders journey deep into her gut, the resident microbes must ght to survive. Annie’s life hangs in the balance. Enter the phage, a deadly predator, ready to wage war to protect their host.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2017 winner APA Book Design Awards Best Designed Educational Primary / Secondary Book designed by Briony Barr and Ben Hutchings.
2017 winner Educational Publishing Awards Australia Award for Excellence in Educational Publishing
2017 winner Most Underrated Book Award
2017 shortlisted Ledger Awards
2017 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Notable Book
y separately published work icon Zobi and the Zoox Zobi and the Zoox : A Story of Coral Bleaching Melbourne : Scale Free Network , 2014 8355612 2014 single work picture book children's

With her home under threat from a warming ocean, Zobi, a brave rhizobia bacterium, teams up with a family of slow but steady Zoox (zooxanthellae). The coral becomes gravely ill and bacteria around them begin to starve. Can Zobi and the Zoox work together to save the day?

This book is about a symbiotic relationship. It tells the story of the microscopic friends living in a tiny coral polyp. (Source: Back cover)

2019 winner Whitley Awards for 2018 CSIRO edition.
2015 shortlisted The Wilderness Society Environment Award for Children's Literature Picture Books
2015 winner The Wilderness Society Environment Award for Children's Literature Puggle Award - Picture Book
2015 shortlisted Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards Eight to 10 Years
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