christopher hench‘s talented ability to convey the uncanny melancholy of youth through his portraits and fashion shoots makes me feel so relieved not to be young anymore, but it also brings a sad reminiscence of my own troubled youth. the darkness of an uncertain future can often eclipse the brightness of potential. this dark and light play is dichotomized in his work and i find my reflection on its moodiness extremely evocative… starts playing old depeche mode album.