Stills from »The Clock«, 2011, 24-hour video by Christian Marclay.


»Doppelpilzuhr«, 2010 by Carsten Höller.

»Last minute«, 2009 by Jorge Macchi and Edgardo Rudnitzky.

»Demon«, 2009 by Bai Yiluo.

Jota Castro, »Time After Time (Miami Version)«, 2007

Paul Cowan, »Time Management«, 2007


Standard Time” by Mark Formanek in collaboration with Datenstrudel: 70 workers are building a wooden 4 x 12 m “digital” time display in real time.


twice over“, 2008 by Tyler Coburn and Benjamin Farnsworth. Video.


Flipped clock“, 2008 by Thomson & Craighead.

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»CCKW (counter clockwise)«, 2001. CCKW is an istallation based on a backwards running clock which hangs above a water surface. By Szabolcs KissPal.

»www.444theory.com« (2006) by Miltos Manetas.


»Beautiful Times«, 2006. The clock only shows selected Beautiful Times. The categories are mirroring (22:55), repeating (7:07), up- or countdown (12:34 or 5:43) and turning around (6:09). A Beautiful is displayed as long as it takes till the next one. The clock is synchronized with a normal clock. By Yasser Ballemans.


“House cats” and


“Still perfect lovers” – After Felix Gonzalez-Torres. Pair of cellophaned, unconsumed clocks. By Jack Falanga.


»Big Crunch Clock« (2005) is a digital clock that counts backwards the five billion years left before the sun explodes. It has 20 numbers: from the billions of years to the tenths of a second, and it is designed to be able to function with solar energy – the same energy that will one day destroy it. By Gianni Motti.


»Hourglass rise and fall«, 1996 by Reico Yamaguchi.


Typography by Polimekanos for Sebastian Wrong’s “Font Clock” (for Esablished & Sons).


»Cancelled Count«, 2003. The Cancelled Count clock is mounted on a motor which runs counter-clockwise at the speed of one rpm. Both the hour hand and numbers spin backwards while the second hand, which runs clockwise at one rpm, remains static.


»Forwards and Reverse« (2005) is a backwards running clock which is displayed beside a mirror. When viewed in the mirror, the numerals and clock motion run forwards in a coherent manner. By James Hopkins.


»Untitled« (Perfect Lovers), 1991. These two identical, adjacent, battery-operated clocks were initially set to the same time, but, with time, they will inevitably fall out of sync. By Felix Gonzalez-Torres.


“Two Clocks” (1992) by Dieter Kiessling.


“Hourglass Mirror” by Daniel Rozin. The image of the viewer is created by the movement of the grains of sand in the upper part of the hourglass, in the lower part of the hourglass a representative color of the viewer is settled to create a sediment that keeps building up creating a history of a few minutes worth of viewers. Video.

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