So when you walk in the gallery in London and look at the screen, some actor is up there doing their bit with a clock on the wall that matches the real time of day. Here's a typical scene that he selected:
This CLOCK concept appealed to me, because I recently watched the 50's movie The Ladykillers and noticed the focus held on this nice watch in one scene. The bad guys were synchronizing their watches before robbing a train.
Since math class is where we teach kids to tell time, using digital or analog clocks and watches, for today's blog I decided to make my own sequence of time. This is much easier than Marclay's task, as I could take still photos of clocks that are scattered around our offices. And I didn't plan to take 1440 shots (24 hr x 60 min = 1440).
While I was doing it, our power went out! Most of the clocks run on batteries, so they're ok, but the computer doesn't do so well without electricity. So I had to go home early and finish on another machine. Here's my mini-art project: