Devices to Measure Deep Time

Midfire stoneware with stains, slip, underglaze, glaze, and found materials

These clocks are functional sculptures that measure geologic time, seasons, and the rotation of the earth. They are part of an ongoing attempt to understand and embody deep time through familiar timekeeping devices. 

4.6 Billion Years in One Hour

One Year in One Hour

The Rock Cycle in One Hour

Moon and Earth Cycles in Twelve Hours