Bohnchang Koo born in 1953 in South Korea. It is a conceptual photographer based in Seoul. He began to study Business Administration at Yonsei University, before studying photography in Hamburg. His work often focuses on the passage of time, the disappearance and heritage. He has photographed pottery and porcelain of the Joseon Dynasty Korean. He has traveled to museums around the world to find and document the white objects on a white background with soft light.
Koo has been called «one of the most influential photographers of Korea» not only for his photographic art, but also as an educator and creator of exhibitions that helped shape and promote Korean photography to a wider audience. His work has been exhibited extensively worldwide and is in public collections in the Museum of Modern Art San Francisco and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.