A DROP OF A SECOND - 2019
timing tool - mouth blown engraved crystal, brushed copper
ø 300 x 90 mm
photography studio Ariane Shirvani
A bowl with a small hole in the bottom float on a container of water, as time passes, water speeds through the hole into the bowl, the system is based on the laws of fluid mechanics and helping users to understand the time as a controlling force that alters reality.
The object is inspired by a timing tool which was employed in Persia to ensure fair irrigation practices around 600 B.C