Andrew Redmond Barr is a writer and artist from Edinburgh, interested in literature, history and illustration.
In 2011 he was one of the founding members of National Collective, a small group of volunteers which led the arts movement for Scottish independence in the run-up to the 2014 referendum. The Collective was awarded second place in The List magazine’s Top 100 cultural influences of 2014.
In 2016 he released his first book, Summer of Independence: Stories from a Nation in the Making (Word Power Books), which featured in The Scottish Review of Books’ Picks of 2016.
In 2017 he held an art exhibition at the Free Space Gallery in Edinburgh exploring themes of nationhood and determination.