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Maarten Baas  1978, NL

Rank (2014): 8130 

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18 December 2009 - Maarten Baas
Interview with Designer of the Year Maarten Baas at Design Miami 2009 At Design Miami 2009, Dutch designer Maarten Baas has been awarded the Designer of the Year price. On the occasion of this award, Maarten Baas presented a retrospective of his work, including pieces of his famous Smoke and Clay furniture series. Also on display: Maarten Baas' Real Time Project, a series of videos depicting a real time clock, with actors moving the watch hands as time passes by. [Heinrich Schmidt]
Kunstverein Leverkusen, Leverkusen
17 February 2010 - Maarten Baas
Maarten Baas' Real Time Project at Design Miami For his Real Time Project, Dutch designer Maarten Baas became a film director. Thanks to new technologies in video, it's possible to produce videos of 12- or even 24 hours in length. This makes it possible to film a movie that can function as a clock. Maarten Baas created a clock collection by using the language of cinema. The passing of the time is shown by people who are shot and screened in a true interval of 12 or 24 hours. There's the Grandfather Clock (the screen is an integrated part of a Grandfather Clock showing a film of a man, drawing the hands of a clock), the Sweepers Clock (people are making the hands of a clock by sweeping garbage all day long), the Analog Digital (the LED lights are managed by someone who either paints them to make them dark, or wipes them clean to have the red light shine through), the World Clock (people in three different countries are indicating the local time, using their daily [Heinrich Schmidt]
99 Degrees Art Center, Taipei
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