CAFKA.14

It Should Always Be This Way

07. Laura Moore (Toronto), One Man's Junk

The Tannery, 151 Charles St W, Kitchener, ON N2G 1H6

Laura Moore's One Man's Junk is three computer components chiseled from limestone at a 1:1 scale. Through One Man’s Junk, Laura Moore memorializes “electronic waste” and addresses the tension between the original and the multiple, the disposable and the permanent, and the interactive and the inert. Through One Man’s Junk, Laura Moore memorializes “electronic waste” and addresses the tension between the original and the multiple, the disposable and the permanent, and the interactive and the inert.  

Laura Moore has an MFA from York University, a BFA from Nova Scotia College of Art and Design and a Diploma of Art from Fanshawe College.

In the past, Moore has exhibited her work at; Station Gallery (Whitby ON), Ontario Science Centre , Oeno Sculpture Garden (Bloomfield ON), Thames Art Gallery (Chatham ON), Siena Art Institute (Siena Italy), Shoshana Wayne Gallery (Santa Monica CA USA), Leaside Sculpture Trail (Uxbridge ON), Peak Gallery (Toronto ON), Stride Gallery (Calgary AB), Cambridge Galleries, Glenhyrst Gallery of Brant (Brantford ON) and Anna Leonowens Gallery (Halifax NS).

In May 2013, Moore was invited to the Thames Art Gallery Artist in Residence program where she carved a limestone computer monitor for her new series one man’s junk.  In September 2011, Moore carved stone at the Uxbridge Sculpture Symposium in Uxbridge ON. This work became part of the Leaside Sculpture Trail’s permanent collection. In May, 2011 Moore attended the Vermont Studio Centre Residency Program. In May 2010, she carved Mouse at the University of Windsor Residency Program. Mouse is on permanent exhibit at the Thames Art Gallery’s Sculpture Garden. In 2005, Laura attended the first Atlantic Stone Carving Symposium in Inverness, Cape Breton. She is also a transient member of Studio Pescarella in Pietrasanta, Italy where she carves stone periodically.

Photo: Robert McNair