About the Artist

Paul Moore is an artist based in Belfast. He has recently graduated from the Art Research and Collaboration [ARC] Ma from at Dún Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology [IADT], Dublin in 2017.In 2012 he was an Artist in Residence at the Digital Art Studios, Belfast. Moore was awarded the Arts Disability Ireland [ADI] Mentor program with Firestation Artist Studios, Dublin, 2013. In 2015 he was awarded the Individual Disability Arts (iDA) grant by Art and Disability Forum, Belfast. He has been supported by the  Arts council of N. Ireland through the Support for the Individual Artist Program Award (SIAP) 2012, 2014, 2016.

Recent selected shows include: Unsettlement, Platform Arts Gallery, Belfast 2017. G R O U P S H O W, Golden Thread Gallery Belfast, 2016. Statəcraft, Irish Museum of Modern Art Project Space, Dublin, 2016. lorem ipsum, ADF Gallery Belfast, 2015. Palace Revolution, Galveston Arts Centre, Texas U.S.A. 2014.

Moore’s practice challenges interpretations of our being, geographically, mentally and physically, interrogating the ambiguity of information and its ability to express more than one interpretation of reality. He explores the human condition and its relationship within this modern technological landscape, invoking memory and sense as a language in forming a narrative of the present.

AWARDS

2019
Artist Career Enhancement Scheme (ACES) – Arts Council of N.Ireland – Exhibition with Golden Thread Gallery. 

2018
Support for the Individual Artist Programme Award (SIAP) – Arts Council of N.Ireland. Equipment grant.

Individual Disability Arts (iDA)
University of Atypical – residencies in order to reflect and experiment​ on my practice, working methods, materials and processes in order to develop new work.

2016
Support for the Individual Artist Program Award (SIAP) – V.U.R.P – Viewer User Reader Player.
Golden Thread Gallery, Esmée Fairbairn Foundation – Artists Career Enhancement Program.

2015
Individual Disability Arts (iDA) – Art and Disability forum / Arts council of N.Ireland – Lorem ipsum.

2014
Support for the Individual Artist Programme Award (SIAP) – Arts Council of N.Ireland – A Digital Lament.

2013
Arts Disability Ireland (ADI) Fire Station Artist Studios, – Mentor program – Mentor Pádraic Moore.

2012
Support for the Individual Artist Program Award (SIAP) Arts Council of N.Ireland – The Conservationists.