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They said the barriers were a necessary construction since the devastation of the flood in 1953. It was just a matter of time before we could expect another one. The reports mentioned there should have been another barrier further down the Estuary to mitigate the surges and the sea level rise.

A speculative future that becomes a mediated presence through 'The drowned world’ by JG Ballard, a text that shapes our imagination of a future that doesn’t seem too far away is here combined into a video essay.