Jaw-dropping new installation by Humans Since 1982 features 288 clocks
- 26 February 2013
- Rob Alderson
Hey there. Nice watch you’re rocking on your wrist. No yeah you’re right – stylish. It’s just that no timepiece is ever going to feel enough after you’ve feasted your eyes on this remarkable new installation from wonderfully-named Swedish studio Humans Since 1982. A Million Times uses 288 analogue clocks programmed via an iPad to create a series of swooping, swirling visual patterns, a digital clock face and lettering. It was commissioned by the design and art dealer Victor Hunt, who said: “Locked in its functionality to show the time, the natural character inherent to an analogue clock – with its two arms constantly dancing in slow motion around the center – unveils hidden figurative qualities without denying its primary purpose.”
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Rob joined It’s Nice That as Online Editor in July 2011 before becoming Editor-in-Chief and working across all editorial projects including itsnicethat.com, Printed Pages, Here and Nicer Tuesdays. Rob left It’s Nice That in June 2015.