Spellerberg Projects

Jennifer Moore & Onix Rodriguez

Event • May 25 2019

Spellerberg Projects, Masur Gallery
119 W San Antonio St, Lockhart TX
Sat May 25 8pm

About Jennifer Moore

Jennifer Moore creates videos, sculptures and drawings that hover around themes of home and body. Her preferred materials are broken household items, fabric, bottles and old electronics. She finds these items lying around the city of San Marcos where she lives and works. She received a BFA in Studio Art from the Texas State University School of Art & Design in 2018. Describing her recent work, she says:

“Homes, bodies, buildings, beds and coffins are all containers we may find ourselves within. Focusing on the point where you and your container meet is grounding and soothing to the nervous system. People find their edges by seeking shelter in small spaces, crawling under blankets, allowing their bodies to be shaken by loud music, or focusing on their heartbeat. There are infinite ways to draw a line around oneself, to contain oneself and then connect it to the rest of the world. I play with this line by making my own variations of these physical and psychological borders. Projected video passes through translucent strips of fabric to create an ambiguous wall and broken image. Faux medical equipment and bottles encased in rubber have no apparent use though they obviously relate to the body. Individuals are chroma-keyed into strange still lives while describing their homes. Performers mirror each other’s tiny movements and run towards the camera’s frame. A jogging choir circles a track in a live action turntable. How many ways can we draw ourselves?”

Jennifer Moore on Instagram

About Onix Rodriguez

Onix is a Latino artist and has received a BFA from Texas State University. His work ranges from paintings to video and installations, and performances. He has performed in ArtPace San Antonio, East Austin Studio Tour, and Enchanted Rock National Park. His latest exhibition show titled “Living Room” was a collaborative project in which a private home was turned into a contemporary art gallery, questioning expectations and norms of the modern home. He is currently working on a mural with the City of San Marcos along with a fellow artist. The mural will be completed in October of this year. Describing his recent work, he says:

“Intuition and action are driving forces in my work. When it comes to painting I use line work as visual language, depicting maps, pathways, borders or links between ideas or themes. The images are often related to my life experiences or memories. In this context, the intuition comes in the form of line quality, color and shape. Action is a bigger role in performance where I also tackle experiences and memories while interacting with the viewer. I am interested in how the viewer is or is not part of the work. Through performance I challenge the separation of viewer and art while at the same time commenting on topics such as colonialism, racism, community, and self-awareness.”

Onix on Instagram