David Moore is a London based photographic artist using and interrogating documentary modes. He has exhibited and published internationally and has work held in public and private collections. David has worked as a photographer and educator since graduating from West Surrey College of Art and Design, Farnham, in 1988. He is the Course Leader of MA Documentary Photography and Photojournalism at the University of Westminster

David’s 2017/18 project ‘Lisa and John’responds to the archive of his 1988 series, Pictures from the Real World and employs theatre, installation, and collaboration. Lisa and John was launched at Format International Photography Festival in 2017, and included a theatrical play, ‘The Lisa and John Slideshow’, written and directed by David. The entire Lisa and John Project was exhibited and performed in London and Belfast in 2018 and received widespread acclaim.

Described as a ‘Northern Eggleston’ by the writer, Sean ‘o’ Hagan, his current practice addresses agency and a critique of documentary as a genre using installation and theatre as a means posing questions around the production of knowledge through photography.

Current and recent exhibitions;

Museum of London, the group show London Nights, 2018

Civilisation: The Way We Live Now, curated by William Ewing and Holly Rousell in the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul in Autumn 2018 and touring globally 2019-21

Rencontres des Arles, ‘Home Sweet Home’ a group show of British Photography touring to Institut pour la Photographie, Lille , 2019

Photo50, curated by Tim Clark, at London Art Fair 2019. Two maquettes on show at from Lisa and John’ offer a three dimensional response and u observe ‘the photographer at the scene’; making original photographs from ‘Pictures from the Real World’

In September 2019 London based Makina Press published the script ‘The Lisa and John Slideshow. A Play about Photography by David Moore’