The Art of Distraction

Creativity, memory and our relationship with time

Dr Victoria Powell
8 min readJun 21, 2023

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Sarah Sze, The Waiting Room at Peckham Rye station. Photograph: © Sarah Sze, Courtesy the Artist. Photo: Thierry Bal.

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Dr Victoria Powell

I write about art, history, politics & culture, without the confusing art speak. Crazy about dogs. Victorian historian. 19th-century gentleman in a former life.