Gallery: Colorful Carpet Made From Thousands of Digital Watches by Heid...


Wristwatches were once a necessity, but now they’re entering the realm of novelty – more often than not, when you ask someone for the time they check their smartphone instead. In her installation Is six afraid of seven/ ’cause seven, eight, nine!, artist Heidi Voet weaves over four thousand wristwatches into a time-telling carpet that chimes in synchronicity. Over the course of the exhibition, individual watches will deviate, sounding off at the wrong moment to create a cacophony instead of a symphony.

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