One day during lunch with my father, I passed a throwaway comment about his messy hair. He informed me that after a very long service in the Irish Army, he's entitled to wear it unkempt in his retirement. A little while later though, I noticed that he had combed it, and suggested to him the concept of institutionalisation. Disliking this term, he declared that it was the discipline instilled in him that made him such a proficient timekeeper and all round orderly fellow. This project deals with what remains; having spent a bewildering amount of time with structured days and designated tasks, retirement is a minefield of disorganised time in self-appointed outfits, with perhaps a degree of longing for days gone by.
Frank Brennan • Lisa Burke • Jane Cummins • Katie Gilligan • Eithne Hand • Karena Hutton • John Jordan • Jamin Keogh • Niall McCormack • Stephen McCullagh • Maria O'Donoghue • Viktoria Panik • Karen Rainey • Leann Rigney • Alex Rose • Kate Ryan •