Writings

Patrick is founder of City as Nature (Osaka & Seoul) and arts editor for the Nature of Cities (New York). He has been a contributing writer for YES! Magazine, Kyoto JournalArts EverywhereResilience, and the San Jose Mercury News among others, and has co-authored three books. Below you’ll find a collection of essays, prose, and other writings published in various journals, magazines, newspapers, books, and blogs.

Essays

Books

Co-Authored with partner Suhee Kang, the following books are available at booksellers throughout South Korea:

불안과 경쟁 없는 이곳에서 (Here, Without Anxiety or Competition)

2017 / 320 pages / full color / publisher: Yeolmaehana, Seoul
ISBN: 979-1196171117

An account of Patrick and Suhee’s six years of travel through Japan, Korea, UK, and the USA to visit regenerative ‘natural’ farmers and urban dwellers working to build social and ecological wellness in their communities. The book is printed in full color and features the duo’s beautiful photographic imagery along with the interviews and personal reflections on their journey. [published in Korean language]

Selected Reviews:
Korea Herald
Daejeon Ilbo
The Farmer’s News
more…

자연농(Final Straw)

2015 / 92 pages / full color / publisher: Geumulko, Seoul
ISBN: 978-8990090775

A photo essay book about natural farmers. Images can be removed from the book individually, to be used as postcards. [published in Korean language]

Secure Wireless Integrated Solutions Guide

2008 / 512 pages / publisher: Syngress Elsevier, New York
ISBN: 978-1597491938

During the decade that he worked in Silicon Valley in his early life, Lydon was art director and co-author of the SonicWALL Secure Wireless Integrated Solutions Guide, authoring several chapters while inserting ‘easter eggs’ that reflected the real world experience in the tech industry. Can you find them?