Light is a light is a light (After Hopper)
solar prints on photographic paper, custom made frames, series of 10, each 30x40cm
Edition of 3

There was a certain internal contradiction in the way Hopper depicted light; its almost physical presence works as a strong contrast to the gloomy atmosphere in his paintings. In a way, Hopper portrayed a “dark light”.
Using pictures of his original paintings I created ”negatives” which I put on top of light sensitive photographic paper and exposed to the real light. The light was allowed to come through the lightest, most transparent areas of the picture darkening the photo paper, thus what used to be the light in original pictures, transformed into the darkness.


A real slant of light turns into painted light turns into a trace of real light.