The Living's Room
Life spends its time sorting and organising, creating boundaries and structures. These processes are not just some side-effect of the Living but are its defining condition. The physicist Erwin Shrödinger described Life as 'organisation maintained by extracting order from the environment'. As all else diffuses into randomness, Life grows order from disorder. Our collective social organism creates machines and structures to build, maintain and extend its boundaries. In The Living's Room, I search for outcrops of the interface between our collective organism and its environment. This process of searching allows me to reflect on my own discomfort with disorder. Questions arise on the sustainability of our urge for growth and its increasing impact on our environment.
Gareth Byrne • Simona Castelli • Niall Cullinane • Conn McCarrick • Eugene McVeigh •