Approved: 01.07.2013

Ryan Moffett

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Approved: 01.07.2013

'Hood' is a fictional documentary composed of a series of still photographs, appropriated footage and a narrators voice over. It follows a fictional tribe as they carry out a surreal ritual to harvest the chemical DMT from a member of the group. The work merges disparate and comparative histories found within anthropological texts to develop fiction and was influenced by the manhood rituals of the

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Artist Statement

'Hood' is a fictional documentary composed of a series of still photographs, appropriated footage and a narrators voice over. It follows a fictional tribe as they carry out a surreal ritual to harvest the chemical DMT from a member of the group. The work merges disparate and comparative histories found within anthropological texts to develop fiction and was influenced by the manhood rituals of the Massai warrior and teenage culture within Northern Ireland.

CV & Education

Qualifications and training 2013 - Master of Fine Art (Distinction), University of Ulster 2009 - BA (Hons) Fine and Applied Art (First Class), University of Ulster 2006 - Diploma in Foundation Studies Art and Design, University of Ulster