Chris Barr


Chris Barr directs arts and technology investments at Knight Foundation. Through this work, he collaborates with art museums and other cultural institutions to shape innovation and technology efforts focused on attracting and engaging audiences. Previously, he designed and managed the foundation's Prototype Fund, a program providing seed funding to early-stage projects from a variety of fields, such as journalism, civic tech, arts and libraries. 
With a background in art, design and new media, Barr previously served in roles as an interaction designer, design professor and independent artist.

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