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Shana Cleveland & the Sandcastles

Time can be crippling. It weighs over us, forever looming. In New York’s Union Square, fifteen giant illuminated digits ring up some mysterious tally from the façade of a shopping center, prompting both tourists and locals to wonder what final calculation this ominous installation heralds. Winds up it’s just a novel reinvention of the clock, with the seven numbers on the left counting the hours, minutes, and seconds that have lapsed since midnight, while the seven numbers on the right count down to the next midnight. In the middle, a digit spins in a blur, counting off hundredths of a second. It’s an art piece meant to make us ponder time and it’s relation to the city. But mostly, it just makes people anxious. read more…