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Time Span - Ottawa, Ontario
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane
N 45° 25.488 W 075° 41.972
18T E 445275 N 5030380
Quick Description: Time Span is located on the roof of the World Exchange Plaza in Ottawa. It is described as a travelling globe that is a timepiece traversing the top of the building over arched trusses which symbolize the bridge crossings of three rivers.
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 4/26/2018 6:50:51 PM
Waymark Code: WMY5Q0
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99
Views: 9

Long Description:
Artwork on top of the World Exchange Plaza in downtown Ottawa. This is a kinetic sculpture - the ball's motion is related to the time of day. This work is a prominent part of the city skyline. The idea that this object's path ( the balls path lies on a more or less east to west route) describes the time of day is important to appreciating this "clock". The accuracy of this device is variable. (Maybe once per day)

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The above coordinates were taken in proximity to the front doors of the Centre Block on Parliament Hill. Photos have been taken from three separate locations. In front of the Center Block, in the Peace Tower Lookout and on the bike path behind the Museum of History in Gatineau, Quebec.
Title of Piece: Time Span

Artist: Unknown

Material/Media: metal

Date of Creation or Placement: 1988

Location (specific park, transit center, library, etc.): On the roof of the World Exchange Plaza

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Web link(s) to YouTube or other video: Not listed

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Enjoy taking your photos from varying angles or video to really show off the beauty of the piece. Please include your impressions of the piece. Video is always cool!

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