One day in ten seconds (on relativity of time)

Beyond the ideas related to the physical spaces on Earth and its projections in form of maps, time is also a vector to be put in perspective. How could be possible to relativize the duration of cycles, the length of days and nights?

A day in ten seconds (on the relativity of time) is an apparatus that simulate the length of a day within few seconds. It is a low-tech apparatus that leaves its structure visible, showing its mode of operation.  The photograph of the Earth was appropriated from an outdated Atlas of the World.

Photograph, rotating structure, motor and light



Exhibition Nós entre os extremos – arte e ciência, at Instituto Tomie Ohtake (São Paulo, Brazil), 2015-16