Cleo Barnett is a producer, curator and artist born in New Zealand and based in Brooklyn, New York. In solidarity with her international networks, Cleo’s work creates space for community building. This manifests in the form of large scale public art campaigns, festivals, exhibitions, and immersive installations. Her process is a combination of research, intuition, and a human centered design approach to explore methods of exposure and the poetics of space.
In 2016 Cleo graduated from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts with a masters in Art and Public Policy. She earned her undergraduate degrees from the University of Auckland in 2013, double majoring in Political Science and International Business. Today she continues to work in New Zealand and across the United States.