Art Installation Suspends 80,000 Shimmering Watch Plates for People to Walk Through

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Art Installation Suspends 80,000 Shimmering Watch Plates for People to Walk Through

And to keep with our Time theme, check out this visually stunning Art Installation called LIGHT is TIME and the wonderful quote by Tsuyoshi Tane.

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Light is Time is an art installation developed by Tsuyoshi Tane of DGT Architects. Featuring 80,000 suspended main plates?the basic component of a watch?the award-winning installation was unveiled at Milan Design Week in April 2014.

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Photograph by Takuji Shimmura

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Photograph by Takuji Shimmura

With creative direction from CITIZEN watch, the installation design was handled by DGT while Yutaka Endo of LUFTZUG took care of lighting and sound direction. The installation is currently on display at SPIRAL Gallery in Tokyo, Japan until 28 November 2014. You can find video walk-throughs of this ethereal installation in the two videos embedded below.

“Time is light. If there were no light, then there would be no time. In the 20th century, mankind digitized time, measured it and continued to economize our time, until eventually we forgot about its relationship with the essence of light. Without light we never would have had the wonders…

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About Esther Leek

I live in Fort Collins Colorado, in the United States. I explore the human abilities that are beyond the five senses. It is my passion to examine what we are all capable of. I believe that the human race will leap forward with our exploration as we continue to merge science and spirituality.

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