"Solaris"
"Solaris"

"Solaris" 2014

4.5m high; aluminium & programmed LED lighting

Client: Stockland

Site: North Shore, Burdell, QLD

 

The sundial evokes both contemporary and ancient dependence on time as a socially agreed, unifying force.

 

In this, a “24 hour sundial”, the ancient, and inaccurate, time tracking of the sun’s shadow is contrasted with a computer controlled atomic clock that carries the task on through the night, and with great accuracy.

 

The double gnomon also indicates the latitude of Townsville – 190 25’.