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Katie Paterson

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Our lives are brief moments when compared to Earth's long timescales. That’s the central concept of the mind-bending work of artist Katie Paterson.


Her projects include a library in Oslo housing books that won't be read until 2114, and a room in Scotland that holds 'all of time' – from pre-solar dust to Anthropocene debris.


This is the second episode of Deep Time, a series exploring long-term thinking.