Tasks / Public Clocks
Help the marginalized and disenfranchised recognize/participate in the common origin and shared destiny of San Francisco by re-integrating them into the temporality of San Francisco's narration. (Install Public Clocks To Aid The Cause Of Empty Homogenous Time.)
Help destroy the constant principles of San Francisco's culture that attempt to hark back to a "true" San Franciscan past by encouraging the kind of subaltern ephemeral temporalities that inhabit the space between the "I have heard" and "you will hear". (Destroy Public Clocks To Aid The Cause of Performative Time)
1 to 3 players
In the zone of: Chrononautic Exxon
3 completed :: 7 in progress
Interested in collaborating on this: (no one yet!)
First, I went to IKEA and bought as many cheap-ass alarm clocks as I could carry to the register in two hands (6). Then, I went to North Beach with the clocks, some tape, some fishing line, and a date. We installed the clocks in as many different p...
Can't really say I've completed this task. At first I wanted to add public clocks into the city as I thought this would be the side of the task less prone to hassle from protagonists of The Crisis. I sat on this idea for about 2 days, the conclus...
We installed a public clock in a public park! First we walked a public mile. Then we found a public sixpence upon a public stile. We perpetrated public clockery in Seattle! Details of the whole thing are best explained in videos and pictures; see be...