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Allison Moore

Country(activity based):
Canada
Genre:
Visual Art

Profile

Graduated from Concordia University in 2005.

Recent 5 main activities (personal exhibitions, group exhibitions, concerts) are
-"PHOS Festival Photo and Art", group, Quartier General, Matane Quebec, 2017
-"Mois-Multi", group, Centre Regart, Quebec, 2016
-"Video Terrariums", solo, Paved Arts, Saskatoon, 2015
-"Ao Norte do Norte", group, Museo Dos Artes do Belem, Belem, Brazil, 2014
-"Itinerarium", Solo, OBORO Gallery, Montreal, 2014

Other activities (including awards received) are
-The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada - Graduate Research Fellowship
-Production Grant to create a 35 Video screen Mosaic wall in Place-Des-Arts Montreal, QC
-VR-RV German-Canadian Exhange in Virtual Reality with Goethe-Institute, Mutek_IMG and RDIM

Allison Moore is an artist, educator and cultural operator. Active in the artistic community in Canada and abroad, she has participated in numerous exhibitions, residencies, workshops and events. Moore's works reinterpret and rebuild the world as a metaphoric landscape in which sensitive beings are in synergy with their allegorical macrocosm.


About works / performance

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Coastal Terrarium, 2017, 3-screen immersive video installation,
credit: Allison Moore

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Urban Terrarium, 2017, Video mapping installation,
credit: Allison Moore

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The Enchanted Woods, 2014, 3-screen immersive video installation view at OBORO, credit: Paul Litherland

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Suburb Terrarium, 2014, 3-screen video installation, installation view at PAVED ARTS, credit: Allison Moore

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Tidal Drift
, 2016, Architectural Video Mapping Event, Fog Alarm Building - Saturna Island, BC, credit: Allison Moore

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Água dos nortes, 2014, Live shadow performance with video mapping onto windows of buildings, credit: Camila Failho

Comment

I create immersive panoramic video tableaux using multi-screen projections and integrating various animation techniques to reference scenic dioramas found in a natural history museum illustrating a variety of habitats. My series of Video Terrariums represent supernatural landscapes, influenced from personal memories, dreams, places I have visited, folklore and literary references. My work investigates the tradition of the panorama in visual storytelling from ancient frescos, dioramas, magic lantern shows of the 19th century to new media art practices. My exploration of these formats is in consideration of our physical relationship to moving images and exploring new structures of time-spatial relationships in cinematic traditions. I explore simultaneous stories in a composition, and build up my compositions using photo-collage of places I document.
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