Mar. 24 – May. 27, 2012
Opening Reception: Fri., March. 23, 6 - 9 pm
Native New Yorker Moira Holohan’s practice focuses on experimentation through layering of several media; assemblage, video animation, and collage. Layered images and sound come out of her interest of the juxtaposition between the rational and the idea of truth, with the irrational and the idea of the absurd. Her sources vary from current social events to historical and art historical references and literature, with a slight nod to everyday life. Holohan intentionally uses distinctively simple materials and methods to capture and investigate these images by giving a sense of familiarity where process and handwork is evident.
Holohan will be presenting animated video works inspired by the four classic elements of nature: earth, air, water, and fire. Layered into the animation will be hand produced marks, forms and shapes, referencing experimental film such as Harry Smith, “Early Abstractions,” and the work of Stan Brackage. Created and found sound will also be incorporated into the works.
Gallery exhibitions and artist talks are funded in part by Michael and Lou Anne Colodny, and Marianne Ferro. The Art and Culture Center of Hollywood is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization supported in part by its members, admissions, private entities, the City of Hollywood, the Broward County Board of County Commissioners as recommended by the Broward Cultural Council; the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, the Florida Council on Arts and Culture; and the Kresge Foundation. We welcome donations from all members of the community who wish to support our work.