At home. At sea. Exile. Back home.
Barry Feinberg was educated at Benoni High School, the Johannesburg School of Art (Fine Arts Diploma & National Teacher's Certificate) and the Slade Art School, University of London (Post-Graduate Diploma in Fine Art). He's worked as a freelance artist and designer, an Art and English teacher in London schools and colleges, Assistant Editor at George Rainbird Publishers, Researcher and Writer for Bertrand Russell and the Bertrand Russell Estate, a designer at the IDAF in London, Director of Research, Information & Publications at the IDAF in London, Managing Director of Kliptown Books, Ltd., Managing Director,IDAF Publications, Ltd., Director of Publications and Audio Visual Productions & Resources at the International Defence & Aid Fund for Southern Africa in London, Co-editor of Mayibuye Books, University of the Western Cape, Coordinator of Publications and Productions, Mayibuye Centre and Director of the Mayibuye Centre. Feinberg has had his paintings exhibited at the Johannesburg Art Gallery, the Lidchi Art Gallery (Jhb) and the New End Gallery, Rotunda Gallery and Erica Bourne Gallery in London. His poetry has been widely anthologized and translated. He's produced and directed 14 documentary films and videos - winning ten international awards for these and either produced or co-produced six music and theatre productions. Feinberg's Honours include: Judge at the United Nations International Poster Competition, the Hague, Jury Member at the International Anti-Racist Film Festival, Amiens and Member of the Post Office Philatelic Consultative Committee in Pretoria.