Primordial Soup

Karl Heinz Jeron

objects in concrete, pumps, colored water, plants, illustrations







The installation relates to the resonant qualities of all things and organisms, the perpetual dynamic exchange of initiating and responding, from the micro to the systemic. It is significant for levelling the power relations between self and other, for providing a way to explain how we are affected by non-human actors and in turn affect them profoundly, for permitting more than a rationalist account of a range of systemic exchanges.

Illustrations of the sex life of organisms shortly after the formation of organic molecules from inorganic molecules 4 billion years ago. Shown are terrestrial and extraterrestrial life forms.