60 opalescent minutes

60 min. is a clock that gradually filled with blue led light

At the center 12 glass disk are successively illuminated to show time.
Around seconds and minutes are gradually filled with blue light.
Here, time, made out of blue light, raises to the top of the piece like fumes, last traces of what was.
Through its dynamic, this work captures the viewer’s attention driving him to interrogate his conscience of the now.
Seconds, light pulses, are fleeting.
Minutes, time quanta, mount up.
As the sixtieth comes out they disappear to give birth to the new hour. The cycle can start again.


How it works :
The second continuously moves among the 6O discs enlightening one of them. Once the second reaches the top a new minute lights on. Then the rotating ballet of the second can start again. When the 60 discs are enlightened and the second reaches the top the whole group switch off as the hour-disc changes.


40", 1 meter diameter


Blown glass, opalescent glass, nickel structure, blue led.