FOCUS ON: SARA MORAWETZ – 61/60

Sara Morawetz  è un’artista australiana che ha studiato al Sydney College of the Arts, e presso la Parsons School of Fine Art, a New York

La Morawetz ha trattato, insieme a altri, anche il tema del tempo in due significative performance: 61/60  e  How the stars stand.

Il 30 giugno 2015 23:59:60 UTC, in seguito alla decisione dell’International Earth Rotation and Reference Systems Service di aggiungere un “secondo intercalare” (leap second) per permettere agli orologi atomici di sincronizzarsi con l’effettiva rotazione della Terra sul suo asse, Sara Morawetz ha presentato a Times Square (New York) 61/60, una performance di un solo secondo da compiere alle 19:59:60, correlata all’inserimento nel mondo del “secondo intercalare”.


Sara Morawetz is an Australian artist who studied at Sydney College of the Arts, and at the Parsons School of Fine Art, in New York

The Morawetz treated, along with others, the theme of time too in two strong performances: 61/60 and How the stars stand.

At 30 June 2015 23:59:60 UTC, following the decision of the International Earth Rotation and Reference Systems Service to add a “leap second” (leap second) to allow atomic clocks to synchronize with the actual rotation of the Earth on its axis, Sara Morawetz presented in Times Square (New York) 61/60, a performance of a single second to be performed at 19:59:60, related to the insertion in the world of “leap second”.

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