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The Artist’s Notebook

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

Is it easier to end capitalism than to imagine the end of capitalism?

By Paul Watson on .

I think hard times are coming, when we will be wanting the voices of writers who can see alternatives to how we live now, and can see through our fear-stricken society and its obsessive technologies, to other ways of being. And even imagine some real grounds for hope. We will need writers who…

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Diggers, Moss, and Bacon: a round-up for February

By Paul Watson on .

My creativity and inspiration have been very limited of late. Sometimes this just happens, and at other times there’s a definite correlation with what’s going on in the world. In this particular case I strongly suspect the latter. While we’re certainly not suffering anywhere near the…

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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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