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Adam Barbu - Middlebrook Prize Winners. Ottawa, ON, CA

Adam Barbu Adam Barbu

Independent Writer and Curator | Middlebrook Prize Winners

Ottawa, ON, CANADA

Winner of the 2015 Middlebrook Prize for Young Canadian Curators





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Middlebrook Prize Badge 2015 Middlebrook Prize Badge 2015 [Widescreen]



Adam Barbu is an independent writer and curator currently living in Ottawa. He has produced contemporary art exhibitions nationally and internationally that explore themes of cultural memory, the politics of spectatorship, and alternative modes of public engagement. His current critical research focuses on queer theory, “post AIDS” discourses, and early minimalist art. Barbu is currently pursuing his M.A. in Art History at the University of Toronto.

Industry Expertise (3)

Research Design Arts and Crafts

Areas of Expertise (5)

Curating Art Design Exhibiting Canadian Heritage

Accomplishments (1)

The Queer Feeling of Tomorrow (professional)


Awarded the 3rd Annual Middlebrook Prize for Young Canadians Curators.

Education (1)

University of Toronto: M.A., Art History

Media Appearances (1)

Congratulations Adam Barbu

Art Gallery of Guelph  online


The Art Gallery of Guelph is pleased to announce that Adam Barbu has been awarded the 3rd Annual Middlebrook Prize for Young Canadian Curators. Barbu's project, The Queer Feeling of Tomorrow, has been selected as the winning submission and will be featured at the Art Gallery of Guelph from September 17 - December 13, 2015...

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