Sweepers Clock is a videotaped performance of two handymen sweeping trash for twelve hours, presenting time in the format of a physical, labor-intensive process. Sweepers Clock is a part of the series of films, Real Time, which are 12-hour performances indicating the time.
Maarten is often described as an “author-designer” since he straddles the boundaries between art and design. He is known to be rebellious, playful, intellectual, theatrical, and artistic in his projects. His work varies from conceptual designs, limited editions, production design, installations, public space, architecture, interior design, theater design, and performances.