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ANDY MORO
Andy Moro. Work view.

Andy is a mixed Euro/Omushkego Cree multi-disciplinary artist and designer.

His practice began in studio visual arts, foundry-based sculpture, blown glass, large-scale public installation and pyrotechnics. His non-academic training includes work in automobile assembly, film graphics, rostrum animation (16 & 35mm) print graphics, darkroom and digital photography, 3d display technology, construction and installation, set construction, projection, set, lighting, sound and property design.

Moro co-founded Red Pepper Spectacle Arts in Toronto’s Kensington Market, the Production Mentorship program at Toronto’s Centre for Indigenous Theatre and was faculty at the Banff Centre’s Indigenous Dance Residency from 2012 to 2016. He is a multi-award nominee and winner including twice receiving Top 10 Toronto Theatre Artist honours from the late great Jon Kaplan at Now Magazine.

Presently Moro co-directs the Indigenous Activism Arts organization ARTICLE 11 with partner Tara Beagan. ARTICLE 11 most recently premiered Moro designed and Directed Deer Woman at the Kia Mau Festival in Wellington, Aotearoa (NZ.) and the Sydney Festival this past January. In August 2019 Deer Woman headlined at Indigenous Contemporary Scene and Selfconscious Productions’ Canada Hub in Edinburgh and then on to the Arts Centre Melbourne.

ARTICLE 11’s site-responsive installation DECLARATION has been featured at the Royal Ontario Museum, the National Arts Centre, Calgary City Hall and the Edinburgh Festival.

Recent freelance design work includes Ian Ross’ new work The Third Colour for Prarie Theatre Exchange, Natalie Sappier’s Finding Wolastoq Voice, the Dancers of Damelahamid’s Minowin, and Marie Clements’ Unnatural and Accidental Women at the National Arts Centre Indigenous Theatre’s Inaugural Mòshkamo Festival. Most recently ARTICLE 11 premiered Beagan’s The Ministry of Grace at the Belfry Theatre in Victoria.

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