Witte de With Contemporary Art
Gareth Moore
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Gareth Moore

Biography Gareth Moore (Matsqui, Canada, 1975) Gareth Moore lives and works in Vancouver. His projects often involve communities outside the domain of contemporary art. He has been described as an archeologist of the present and he invites the public to discover his work unexpectedly, often through some element of unconventional choreography. Recent solo exhibitions include CCA Wattis Institute of Contemporary Arts, San Francisco (also as part of the group show Wizard of Oz, 2008); St. George Marsh Denaturalized, Belkin Satellite, Vancouver (2007); Art Perform, Art Basel Miami Beach (2006); Charles H. Scott Gallery, Vancouver (2005). Group exhibitions include The Museum, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin (2008); The Theater of Life, Galleria Civica di Arte Contemporanea, Trento; Door Slamming Festival, Berlin; KölnShow 2, Gallery Daniel Buchholz, Cologne (all 2007). His work was presented in 2006 at Witte de With as part of the group exhibition Street: Behind the cliché. Moore studied at the Emily Carr Institute, Vancouver (2001 – 2004) and the Ontario College of Art and Design, Toronto (1999 – 2000).