Author Archives: cathyhaynes

Dusk bloom clock

FIELD RESEARCH: The Evening Primrose is a dusk clock. This four-minute movie shows how it blooms at the close of day, like a bell intoning as the Sun slides toward the horizon. The video’s speed hasn’t been altered. If you

Dusk bloom clock

FIELD RESEARCH: The Evening Primrose is a dusk clock. This four-minute movie shows how it blooms at the close of day, like a bell intoning as the Sun slides toward the horizon. The video’s speed hasn’t been altered. If you

Sheep eye clock

FIELD RESEARCH: A photo study for my Stereochron Island project. Title: Sheep eye clock, A & B Date: 2014

Sheep eye clock

FIELD RESEARCH: A photo study for my Stereochron Island project. Title: Sheep eye clock, A & B Date: 2014

Dusk falls on Stereochron

FIELD RESEARCH: Our research into alternative clocks began on Stereochron Island in 2014* with the Spring dawn chorus. We completed them with this sound study at dusk on Vertumnalia, the ancient celebration of seasonal change. The model for this final

Dusk falls on Stereochron

FIELD RESEARCH: Our research into alternative clocks began on Stereochron Island in 2014* with the Spring dawn chorus. We completed them with this sound study at dusk on Vertumnalia, the ancient celebration of seasonal change. The model for this final

Cautionary notices for clock users

STUDIO PROJECT: Signs to be placed beside clocks. From my Stereochron Island campaign. Title: Cautionary notices for clock users, 1 & 2 Date: 2014 Media: 1. photocopy 2. cyanograph paper exposed to sunlight

Cautionary notices for clock users

STUDIO PROJECT: Signs to be placed beside clocks. From my Stereochron Island campaign. Title: Cautionary notices for clock users, 1 & 2 Date: 2014 Media: 1. photocopy 2. cyanograph paper exposed to sunlight

A Storm is Blowing/Timekeeper

RESEARCH RESIDENCY & EXHIBITION: From January to October 2013 I was Timekeeper in residence at the UCL Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology in central London. My role was to devise and lead a multi-disciplinary creative research project supported by the Arts &

A Storm is Blowing/Timekeeper

RESEARCH RESIDENCY & EXHIBITION: From January to October 2013 I was Timekeeper in residence at the UCL Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology in central London. My role was to devise and lead a multi-disciplinary creative research project supported by the Arts &

On Certainty

RADIO ESSAY: I’m looking at an old map of the moon – a plump, pitted disk on thick yellowish paper. This is the first scientifically accurate lunar map. The astronomer Giovanni Domenico Cassini made it in around 1679, after years

On Certainty

RADIO ESSAY: I’m looking at an old map of the moon – a plump, pitted disk on thick yellowish paper. This is the first scientifically accurate lunar map. The astronomer Giovanni Domenico Cassini made it in around 1679, after years

No Such Place

RESEARCH PROJECT & EXHIBITION: Old sea charts are dotted with phantom islands – landforms that never existed or were lost under the ocean. Only their names hint at what their finders saw. Was Bale of Cotton named for its soft

No Such Place

RESEARCH PROJECT & EXHIBITION: Old sea charts are dotted with phantom islands – landforms that never existed or were lost under the ocean. Only their names hint at what their finders saw. Was Bale of Cotton named for its soft