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The Artist’s Notebook

Paul Watson’s notes on ongoing artwork, giving an insight into the creative process.

Floodland

By Paul Watson on .

The images above are taken from flood.firetree.net and show the islands of Great Britain and Ireland at current sea level, at a 40m rise in sea level, and at a 60m rise in sea level, dramatically changing the shape of the islands as well as significantly reducing their land mass. Even a modest…

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July 2020 Links

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The Heartwood Institute’s Tomorrow’s People – Exploring Far Off Utopian Flipsides: Wanderings 14/26 The latest blogpost from A Year In The Country discusses The Heartwood Institute’s album Tomorrow’s People via some personal interests of mine: utopian societies, Gerrard Winstanley,…

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Change is a Constant

By Paul Watson on .

It’s a cool clear morning here on the southern coast. Sparrows perching on the phone lines, distant cries of seagulls. It feels so calm, but it shouldn’t be. The tiny fracture lines in the world widen. The question of what sort of world we will emerge into post-lockdown continues to be…

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