latent

john collins

kinsale arts weekend, 2018.

latent – an invisible but present image, produced by the effect of light on chemical matter; rendered visible by the process of photographic development – a chemical amplifier with a gain factor of several billion.

re-exploring lens-based practice


traditional materials highlight pace, considered observation and intent


the action of light on chemical matter is unknown – latent – until revealed
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