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Pace Investigations No. 6: a yearlong performance artwork by Sandrine Schaefer

  • The Watch Factory Riverwalk near the South Dock 185 Crescent Street Waltham, MA, 02453 United States (map)
Sandrine Schaefer, Pace Investigations No. 6.1 (fall), photo by Daniel S. DeLuca (2017)

Sandrine SchaeferPace Investigations No. 6.1 (fall), photo by Daniel S. DeLuca (2017)

Pace Investigations No 6.1

September 22, 2017  

4:59-6:33 AM and 6:41-8:15 PM EST
 
 

Pace Investigations No 6.2 

December 21, 2017

5:29-7:11 AM and 4:15 - 5:57 PM EST

 

Pace Investigations No 6.3

March 20, 2018

5:12-6:46 AM and 6:57-8:32 PM EST
 

 

Pace Investigations No 6.4

June 21, 2018 

2:53-5:0 8AM and 8:25-10:40 PM EST

 

Location: The Watch Factory Riverwalk near the North Dock  (the public walkway behind Watch Factory Lofts located at 185 Crescent St, Waltham, MA 02453)

Sandrine Schaefer, Pace Investigations No. 6.2 (winter), photo by Daniel S. DeLuca (2017)

Sandrine Schaefer, Pace Investigations No. 6.2 (winter), photo by Daniel S. DeLuca (2017)

In the 1850’s The Waltham Watch Company developed machinery that produced interchangeable parts. This influenced the mass production of timepieces on an international scale and consequently privileged a shared time consciousness still felt today. Pace Investigations No. 6 explores Waltham's historic role in the mass synchronization of mechanical time, considers pre-colonial understandings of time buried by Industrialization, and proposes ways time might be felt and measured in the future.

Beginning on the Autumnal equinox, Pace Investigations No. 6 occurs during dawn and dusk and repeats seasonally on a public pathway behind the former Waltham Watch Factory. The actions and materials of the performance are site-specific and the duration of the performance shifts as the duration of the sunrise and sunset change from season to season. As Pace Investigations No. 6 unfolds the tension between mechanical, cyclical, and felt time becomes palpable. 

Sandrine Schaefer, Pace Investigations No. 6 Time Map (2017)

Sandrine Schaefer, Pace Investigations No. 6 Time Map (2017)

For more information contact Sandrine@SandrineSchaefer.com

 


Pace Investigations No. 6 is supported in part by a grant from the Waltham Cultural Council, which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency. 

Pace Investigations No. 6 is supported in part by a grant from the Waltham Cultural Council, which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency. 

Pace Investigations No. 6 is supported in part by a 2017 Live Arts Boston Grant from The Boston Foundation.

Pace Investigations No. 6 is supported in part by a 2017 Live Arts Boston Grant from The Boston Foundation.

Earlier Event: March 19
The Sound of Your Scene @PA's Lounge
Later Event: June 3
Day de Dada Art Nurses