Blog Posts tagged musings

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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No one dreams of England’s future any more

By Paul Watson on .

No one seems to dream of England’s future any more, just its imagined past. When the post-modernists proclaimed (again) “the end of history” what they should have been announcing, in England at least, was the end of the future. The Conservatives have consistently sold a dream of the…

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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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