Maarten Baas


Sweepers Clock



Sweepers Clock is a videotaped performance of two handymen sweeping trash for twelve hours. The film presents time in the format of a physical, labor-intensive process. It is a part of the series of films, Real Time, which are 12-hour performances indicating the time.

Maarten Baas is often described as an “author-designer,” since his works straddle the boundaries between art and design. His work is known to be rebellious, playful, intellectual, theatrical and artistic. His work varies from conceptual designs, limited editions, production design, installations, public space, architecture, interior design, theater design, and performances.

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