Climate as circular storytelling

Our climate is one of the classic circular stories, I’ve drawn up this self-watering can with a landscape inside as one way to explain it.

The self-watering can and circularity

Text and illustration by Frits Ahlefeldt

When I research life systems and ecology, circular stories are more the rule than the exception. We humans mostly look at reality in a more linear perspective… So I wondered if I could take a classic linear tool – The water can – and turn it into an illustration explaining its underlying more circular nature

Drawing of a water can with the tip turning back inwards over itself. Circular storytelling Illustration by Frits Ahlefeldt
The self watering water can – Circular systems logic

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