Mariette Moor

hum

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Year 2024
Medium Graphite and neon pencil on two layers of semi-transparent paper
Dimensions 29.7 x 21 cm

About the work

Drawn using bruise-like tones on two layers of semi-transparent paper, ‘hum’ dwells on our inherent yet appropriative longing for a deeper kind of touch, a merging to the point of devourment, one that contains and preserves what is consumed, yet always results in some form of haunting.

Mariette Moor’s interdisciplinary practice holds drawing, clay and writing at its core, operating as modes of storytelling which tease at the uncanny peripheries of horror and their relationship to boundaries, absence, and control. Moor imagines ‘world fracturing’ as a methodology to mix the mundane, fantastical and paranoid into psychological scenes, questioning the nature of reality and sanity. Tenderness and violence coexist in speculative bodies and spaces that confront the complexities of intimacy.

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Career Highlights

Mariette Moor lives and works in London, having graduated from The Ruskin School of Art, Oxford (2016); and Goldsmiths, London (2022).

Selected exhibitions: ‘As Small As Eyes’, Bloc Projects, Sheffield (2024); ‘Radio Silence’, The Split Gallery, London (2023), ‘Babele’, Studio Musa, Turin (2023); ‘Her performance is taking place at the beginning & end of the world’, The Art House, Wakefield (2023), ‘A Handful of Sinister Scenarios’, Florence Trust, London (2022).

Selected awards: Junior Fellowship, Goldsmiths (2022); I-Park Foundation Residency, Connecticut (2018); Vivien Leigh Drawing Prize, Ashmolean Museum (2016); Sir William Dunn Award, Oxford School of Pathology (2016).

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