I was honoured to be invited to write a piece for A La Luz about the Sea Library. My essay is about clocks and sea, and my dad's thumbnail. A La Luz is an important and visually stunning online platform created for art and culture in a time of crisis. It is a compendium of creative responses to climate change. Happy to be a part of it now!
In a book for kids "Town is by the Sea", written by Joanne Schwartz and illustrated by Sydney Smith, a boy awaits for his dad to return from a dark coal mine deep under the sea.
“We know so little of the worlds beneath our feet." In Italy, Robert Macfarlane descends to see a starless river with black dunes on its shores. It has remained almost unmapped to this day.
"Sometimes when I’m near water I can switch off and appreciate the beauty of it all, and in much of my painting I hope to convey this feeling. But at other times, I can’t help but fear the ocean’s power, and regret the damage we’ve done."
Dozen reasons to read in Autumn in the Sea Library. Books of September, October, November by twelve wonderful writers.