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Force of Mortality, Louise Beer

C-Type, perspex and aluminium

 

 

 

 

Louise sees the British Library, one of the largest collections of recorded knowledge in the world, as a mirror to our pursuit of understanding ourselves and our environment. With the inevitable fate of our planet, all of this knowledge and progress will one day disintegrate and cease to exist in any form. Louise asks: is this a cyclical event that has occurred an infinite number of times before, and will it happen an infinite number of times again in the future?