Florian Dombois: INVERSE. An urban ritual for Dresden | Zwingerhof | 27.10.2019 | 3 am to 3 am

The change of time during the night from next Saturday to Sunday is part of the performative art action of the artist Florian Dombois, which will also be transmitted via livestream.

What if time went backwards?  Are there alternative understandings of time beyond the technical-counted and inexorably progressing time?

The art project INVERSE. An urban ritual for Dresden by the artist Florian Dombois (*1966, Berlin) will take place on 27.10.2019 for the fourth time in the courtyard of the Zwinger in Dresden. The work focuses on the nameless hour 3 – 3 a. m., when the clocks are stopped for one hour and switched from summer to winter time.

ART at Berlin - Inverse Dresden 2016 Foto Daniela Friebel -c- Florian Dombois

Florian Dombois, Inverse Dresden, 2016, Courtyard of Zwinger, Photo: Daniela Friebel , © Florian Dombois

Dombois gives an artistic framework to the phenomenon of the given time change and the standstill of analogue clocks. He opens the doors of the kennel and rings in the hour with a 10-minute chime. Dombois’ work can be followed via live stream, which goes online at http://inverse-dresden.eu half an hour before 3 am.

Florian Dombois INVERSE. An urban ritual for Dresden

Invited composer: Olga Bochikhina, Moscow

WHEN? Sunday, 27.10.2019 | 3:00–3:00 am in the morning

WHERE? Zwingerhof, Sophienstraße, 01067 Dresden – and also online

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