Neil (nt) wrote,

Notice what appears to be a clock on the upper right of this photo? There's a whole row of them, but walking past this new light-rail transit station the other day I realized that they weren't clocks. Each has a single hand, there are no numbers on the dial, and the hands all move at different speeds. I did a little research on the weekend and learned that this is an art piece titled "Arrival Time - Departure Time". Each clock is calibrated to one particular biological age of a beating human heart, from foetus to old age. I guess this would be called conceptual art? I'm trying to decide if it's cool or lame.

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    In Calgary, Exploring the Cultural Side of ‘Cowtown’ (link is to The New York Times) Pretty good article, although I've never seen Calgarians…

  • Broken trees

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    I drove around town today and was shocked at the number of trees that had been damaged by the heavy snowfall earlier in the week. It's too early in…

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