Human civilisation is loud. And it has been getting louder for millennia. As our population has grown, our towns and cities have expanded.
Late on Tuesday night last week, I was scrolling absent-mindedly through Twitter when an unusual request caught my eye...
The oldest representational artwork that we know about is a painting of a pig. Daubed in shades of red on the walls of an Indonesian cave nearly 45,000 years ago by a person or persons whose lives we can barely imagine, it’s difficult to know how to interpret this ancient masterpiece.