Claire Mooney | Connection/Disruption

Matthew Stanton

Connection/Disruption

Artist: Claire Mooney

Artist Statement

Connection/Disruption explores the interplay between wholeness, fragmentation, connection and disconnection through geometric pattern. In many ways, these themes reflect the shape of our lives, over the last few years. A process of collage was used to break up and rearrange printed geometric patterns, to encourage accidental compositions, and to interrupt a natural tendency towards order. The collages were translated into digital drawings that have been installed in the shopfront window. The work divides and interrupts the inner and outer environments, and also connects them by letting the light shine through.

Location

Felix Culpa Coffee, 210B Broadway, Reservoir VIC 3073

Artist Profile

Directed by Alana Thompson
Produced by Black Ant Films for FUSE Darebin

Artist Bio

Claire Mooney completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours) at RMIT in 1999, a Master of Visual Art at the Victorian College of the Arts in 2004, and a Postgraduate Diploma in Education at The University of Melbourne in 2010. She has been a practising artist for the past 18 years and has exhibited her work regularly in solo and curated shows. Claire lives, and has her art studio, in Reservoir. In addition to her ongoing arts practice, she currently teaches art at Montmorency Secondary College.

www.clairemooney.com.au

Instagram @clairemooneyart

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