Hengki Koentjoro

Sunday, 24 May 2015

“The late, great photographer Ansel Adams once equated a negative of photographic film to the written score of a musical composition. The way that you would recreate what was in the negative of a photograph, by working with it in the darkroom, is very much like the way, say, a conductor takes the musical chicken scratch of ink on pieces of paper and turns them into magnificent art that is heard by multitudes of people. So, it’s a means of re-expressing something that exists in an abstract sense and makes it more tangible.” Tom Zimberoff • Polarr