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Somewhere in between the jurisdiction of time

Author: David Horvitz; Alexander Provan; Blum & Poe.
Publisher: [New York] : Art in America, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Recently, for an exhibition in Los Angeles at Blum & Poe, I exhibited a row of glass vessels positioned on the floor of the gallery in an exact north-south line. Each vessel contained water from the Pacific Ocean that I collected by sailing to the longitude line that divides the Pacific time zone and the Alaska time zone, 127.5 degrees west of Greenwich, England. I wanted to materialize this imaginary line that
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Horvitz; Alexander Provan; Blum & Poe.
OCLC Number: 893613976
Description: 1 leaf (folded into 8 4 1/4 x 6 in. cards) : color illustrations ; 34 x 6 in.
Responsibility: David Horvitz with Alexander Provan.

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Recently, for an exhibition in Los Angeles at Blum & Poe, I exhibited a row of glass vessels positioned on the floor of the gallery in an exact north-south line. Each vessel contained water from the Pacific Ocean that I collected by sailing to the longitude line that divides the Pacific time zone and the Alaska time zone, 127.5 degrees west of Greenwich, England. I wanted to materialize this imaginary line that determines spatial and temporal coordination, and to displace it by some 400 nautical miles. I imagine the line existing in neither zone, being outside of standardized time. The vessels are small enough to fit into your hand, so you can hold them--rather than the line holding you.--David Horvitz.

I found an hourglass somewhere in upstate New York and broke it open, measured the sand, then used the sand as material for three unique hand-blown vases. Each was made with one hour's worth of sand, as defined by the hourglass I had found.--Alexander Provan.

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