Ciaran Moore is a Virtual Reality and installation artist, textiles innovator, and founder of eco-fashion technology startup ARAN LABS. He trained in textiles at The Glasgow School of Art (2015) and the Royal College of Art (London, 2019), specialising in printed textiles through 3D, digital design and manufacturing process innovation.
Ciaran’s academic research and studio practice focuses on the potential digital craft and systems of mass customisation have to reduce the environmental impact of the fashion industry, which has gone on to be the foundations of ARAN LABS.
Ciaran was the winner of the 2018 Bill Moggridge Award at the Royal College of Art, the 2015 Texselect Award and the 2015 Verve for Design Award for innovation.
His stage installation for electronic musician SOPHIE was shown at Royal Festival Hall (London) during her performance for Meltdown festival in 2019 and he had his first solo residency at London gallery The Koppel Project Campus in 2020. Ciaran is an occasional visiting lecturer at the Royal College of Art and has been included on several industry panels on technology in fashion.