Barry Doupé (b. 1982 Victoria, BC) is a Vancouver based artist primarily working with computer animation, digital painting and sculpture. His work uses imagery and language derived from the subconscious; developed through writing exercises and automatic drawing. Doupé’s films are often characterized by fragmented and porous narrative structures, richly textured characters and surreal, poetic situations.

His films have been screened throughout Canada and Internationally including the Vancouver Art Gallery (Vancouver), Chicago Underground Film Festival (Chicago), International Film Festival Rotterdam (Netherlands), e-flux screening room (New York), Swallow Gallery (Lithuania), DOK Leipzig (Germany), Hors Pistes (Centre Pompidou, Paris) and Deluge Contemporary (Victoria).

Photo by Dennis Ha