Time moves, birthdays pass, bars open and close, friendships, romances, fade. There is both something nostalgic and hopeful, ephemeral moments made permanent in a lens, memories of times experienced but unable to be conjured again in the algorithm of our lives. But there, in the moment of youth, there is no destination or journey, only the experience.
Caught in the amber light between the green of childhood and the red of adulthood, at the crossroads of life, is where Chad Moore’s photographs live.
Taking his subjects as they are, Moore’s photos evoke the stories that lead to these moments in the journey of youth that we see. A tenderness is present even in the often gritty and innuendo filled downtown locales that play host to his photos.
Born in 1987 in Tampa, Florida. Chad Moore lives in New York since 2008. He had solo shows in New York, Antwerp, Paris and Amsterdam as well as international group shows, including the Foam Museum.
Dates : Sept. 29 to Oct. 15, 2016
Place : Gallery &co119, Paris