Arty 37: Isolation Chamber Vacation

Sarah Kathryn Cleaver, Arty, September 26, 2016

Whatever your opinion on the question of time spent alone, one thing is for sure, you will have one. Every individual sits somewhere on the introvert/extravert spectrum, either drained or energised by the experience of being with others. Journalists, academics and scientists have all weighed in on topics such as the effects of loneliness on the brain, the rise of living alone, the isolating potential of the internet. Paradoxically, this research project on the meaning of ‘aloneness’ works best when multiple voices are added to the conversation.