Clare Noonan

Extra Academy #50: Clare Noonan

Clare Noonan (1982, Christchurch, NZ) is a visual artist working and living in Brussels. Clare’s work combines various formats including sculpture, photography, text, event and installation. In her practice, she is invested in modes of history telling and the mobilization of myth through objects. Working in relation to Western pictorial traditions of landscape and the organization of nature, she seeks to re-access, re-experience, re-stage, identify and imagine stories dissolved by history’s narrative. Clare graduated from her undergraduate studies in New Zealand in 2004, and completed a two-year working period Higher Institute for Fine Arts, Ghent in 2012. Her latest text work is featured in the inaugural issue of Paris-based journal Ingmar. Besides her solo practice, Clare, together with Liz Allan, Rachel O’Neill and Marnie Slater, works as All the Cunning Stunts, a collective that looks at manifestations of queerness within contemporary pop culture.

Extra Academy is a longstanding collaboration between Sint Lucas School of Arts Antwerp, the Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp and Kunsthal Extra City.

Artists: Clare Noonan