2017 - 18
In 2017 a friend, worried about Moreno's depression, gave them a digital camera and gently encouraged them to use it. This act of kindness became the starting point for a meditation on the lovers, friends and colleagues who together form the artist's chosen queer family.
Occupying an ambiguous space between documentary and constructed imagery, ABIDE
foregoes the rainbow othering of much LGBTQ+ imagery to instead focus on quiet moments of domestic intimacy and the promise they offer towards a queer utopia.
2018 Portrait Salon at Royal Photographic Society and Photo North, UK
2017 Taylor Wessing Prize at National Portrait Gallery, UK (two works)
2020 British Journal of Photography, issue 7509