Tom Moore is part of #TheGalleryProject. #TheGalleryProject includes artworks from 47 artists from 27 different countries. Each work reflects a unique perspective and as a whole, the exhibition series refuses to present a standardized narrative. Rather, it becomes clear that being queer means something different to each artist, whether sexually, politically, or aesthetically.
Each artist represented in the exhibition has developed their own strategies for coping with their lived realities and addressing (or not addressing) them in their art. The works displays sex, fragility, anger, courage, hope, nihilism, strength, fear, and beauty.
About the artist:
I started reading newspaper comics when I was little. I am dyslexic and like things which are short and punchy. I love how this kind of imagery becomes monumental in Pop Art. Although things have gotten mixed up for me now and I can’t help but see the grandness in Snoopy and the cuteness in Warhol.
About the artwork:
I have a pretty scattered art practice, based in drawing but stretching into books, films, music and all manner other things. I started making comics on a dare with myself. There is a Poem A Day challenge that lots of writers take up over April every year. This year I decide to do a four panel newspaper strip every day. It didn’t occur to me that, I had dared myself into a full time job. Some came out strange. Some came out very abstract. Some came out with more obscure references than is really polite. Some even came out good.
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