Blog Posts tagged art

A quick look back over 2016

By Paul Watson on .

When I come to the end of a year it never feels like I’ve got anywhere as much work done as I wanted to. This year has been much the same. I know the year has been dominated by politics, particularly the rise of the far-right in the UK, Europe, and the US, supported by Useful Idiots (by…

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Masks and Photography, Ritual and Film

By Paul Watson on .

Over on Twitter yesterday I posted a series of tweets that, merged together, went something like this: What I need is Brighton people who will dress up in masks like those in the photo [above] and these, and be filmed doing some sort of dark folk-horror dance/performance art/ritual. Performers…

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Ritual

By Paul Watson on .

As I’ve been developing a body of artwork about myth and masked mythic characters over the past few years my thought process has frequently been drawn to the concept of ritual. Not everyday rituals like shaking someone’s hand as a greeting, but those rituals probably better described as…

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