Christin Bolewski and Thorsten Hoven

WorldVideo 40North
24 hours along latitude 40North

Event on Saturday September 9, 1995
12:00 pm CET

http://www.khm.de/projects/WorldVideo

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Time is a medium in which we live, giving us a way at remembering, looking ahead, and placing events in context. Our invention of machines to measure time is a weak attempt to turn it into a commodity.
Travis Linn, Reno

awarded with the UNESCO WebPrize 1998 - Honorable Mention http://www.unesco.org/webworld/webprize/winners/sp.htm

The Jury gave an Honorable Mention to this site "as an outstanding example of the emergence of a web specific art form, its sense of globalness and of humanity being in touch with itself; for its ubiquitous approach which reflects the potentialities of the Internet;for its global and systematic approach optimizing the possibilities of new technologies; for its contribution to the present artistic debate on the emergence of a new meta-artistic practice and to the creation of a new holistic, global and systematic consciousness"