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The Light project

LIGHT is an ongoing series addressing the stigma I grew up with that dark skin girls were “too dark” to wear bright colors. Using fashion and identity, I¬†shoot on location and in studio to portray a counter narrative and combat negative thinking. The Light Project combines vibrant patterns and colors on dark skin models.

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Tye Moores, 21, is a fine art photographer born and raised in Chicago. She’s been included in group exhibition shows across Chicago at the Elephant Room Gallery, Plus Gallery, Jackson Junge Gallery, Tye Johnson Gallery, Morpho Gallery, Beauty & Brawn Art Gallery, Autotelic Studios and Gallery 350 at the Illinois Institute of Art.

Her photography focuses on identity within the African American community and fashion.