Biography

Moran Been-noon is a Dublin-based visual artist, independent curator, and writer. As an artist she predominantly makes moving image installations, with a subject matter focus on political identity and post-migration living. Her recent work involves exploring physical manipulations of voice, skin, and landscapes in order to examine questions of foreignness and belonging. As a curator she is primarily interested in multiplatform group exhibitions, with a commitment to expanded practice. Her current focus is on feminist artwork created on the spectrum between land art practice, traditionally-feminine creative crafts, and contemporary art practice.

Moran is also a co-founder of angelica.network, an Ireland-wide network which amplifies the voices of artists based on the island of Ireland who self-identify as women or minority genders, from underrepresented cultural or ethnic backgrounds.

Alongside her independet curatorial practice, Moran develops exhibitions for glór in Ennis and Belfast Print Workshop. She has curated projects in gallery spaces and off-site for independent galleries throughout the island of Ireland. She produced and led creatively Platform Art Belfast’s in Supermarket Art Fair in Stockholm in 2016, and a pop-up gallery in Electric Picnic Festival 2009. Her writing has featured in such publications as Circa Magazine, The Sunday Times Ireland, and Visual Artists Ireland News Sheet. She is an active participant in the Irish arts community, and worked in the past as a co-director at Platform Arts Belfast and Basic Space Dublin.