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CHEN Chih-Chien
Date Line - Taipei
2006
Interactive Video Installation , projector , computer
Dimensions Variable
Date Line - Taipei
2006
Interactive Video Installation , projector , computer
Dimensions Variable
Date Line - Taipei
2006
Interactive Video Installation , projector , computer
Dimensions Variable
Date Line - Taipei
2006
Interactive Video Installation , projector , computer
Dimensions Variable
Date Line - Taipei
2006
Interactive Video Installation , projector , computer
Dimensions Variable
Date Line - Taipei
2006
Interactive Video Installation , projector , computer
Dimensions Variable
Date Line - Taipei
2006
Interactive Video Installation , projector , computer
Dimensions Variable
Date Line - Taipei
2006
Interactive Video Installation , projector , computer
Dimensions Variable
Date Line - Taipei
2006
Interactive Video Installation , projector , computer
Dimensions Variable
Date Line - Taipei
2006
Interactive Video Installation , projector , computer
Dimensions Variable
Date Line - Taipei
2006
Interactive Video Installation , projector , computer
Dimensions Variable
Date Line - HK
2008
Interactive Video Installation , projector , computer
Dimensions Variable
Date Line - HK
2008
Interactive Video Installation , projector , computer
Dimensions Variable
Date Line - HK
2008
Interactive Video Installation , projector , computer
Dimensions Variable
Date Line - HK
2008
Interactive Video Installation , projector , computer
Dimensions Variable
Date Line - HK
2008
Interactive Video Installation , projector , computer
Dimensions Variable
Date Line - HK
2008
Interactive Video Installation , projector , computer
Dimensions Variable
Date Line - HK
2008
Interactive Video Installation , projector , computer
Dimensions Variable
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Date Line is the abbreviation of the International Date Line, a universal system of time zones devised by an international committee to overcome the issue of the sun shining at different geographical locations at different times as the earth orbits. Thus it is 8:00 PM in Taipei at the sane moment it is 7:00 AM in New York. This “now” is represented by different abbreviations in places around the world. Date Line expresses the artist’s probing doubts on the universally approved definition of ‘time’. Shooting a panorama of one specific urban site over the course of one particular day,24 hours worth of images are collected in a 360-degree collage, with each long, thin bar an archive of time’s passage during one day. In this way, sun, moon, day and night mingle and overlap in an alternating order. With the collection of singular moments at one time and place, I generate a surreal image that allows the past and the present to coexist. Within this time and space, is the ‘Date Line’ we use and abide by in reality necessary? Real “time” has no boundaries, but if we absolutely must delineate, these 360 image bars can be our Date Line.

ARTISTS
10 artworks / 22 exhibition
New Media Art
Chen Chih-Chien was born in Yulin in 1979 and graduated from the Graduate School of New Media Art, Taipei National University of the Arts, specializes in creative images. In the era of digital images, the issue of multiple time in the same space h ...
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KEYWORDS
CHEN Chih-Chien, , New Media Art
CHEN Chih-Chien, , New Media Art
CHEN Chih-Chien, , New Media Art
CHEN Chih-Chien, , New Media Art
CHEN Chih-Chien, 2008, New Media Art
CHEN Chih-Chien, , New Media Art
CHEN Chih-Chien, , New Media Art
CHEN Chih-Chien, , New Media Art
CHEN Chih-Chien, , New Media Art