His work focuses on social, political and environmental aspects of contemporary art in the broader context of visual culture. Projects have addressed issues of public space, urbanism, ecology, migration, intellectual property, social and environmental justice and civil disobedience. He has curated numerous independent exhibitions, screenings, discussions and events in the public space. He contributes to art magazines, writes texts for catalogues, websites and thematic publications and has edited three influential collections of writing on curatorial practice. He is co-founder of the discursive archiving project Curating Degree Zero, the office for cultural research and action Drabble+Sachs and the Postgraduate Program in Curating at the Zurich University of the Arts. Since 2009 he has been a faculty member of the MAPS program (Master of Arts in the Public Sphere) at the édhéa, where he also conducts his research.Since 2013 Barnaby Drabble spends part of his time in Catalonia, where he is co-founder of an intentional community focusing on ecological, social and economic sustainability. Teaching: seminar : Approaches to curating and tutorials.