Grace Weir
Time Tries All Things
2019, dual screen video (30’) and sculpture.

Institute of Physics, London

"Time is intrinsic to both physics and film-making. How can we align the extraordinary theoretical concepts of time within physics with our everyday experiences of time and its representations? ‘Time Tries All Things’ positions two differing concepts of time in a filmic portrayal of two physicists’ viewpoints, through the unfolding of a moment when a photograph is taken of a 19th century stone plaque. Carved with the words ‘Time trieth troth’, the moment opens into a consideration of the elasticity of the present instant and the flux of history.” Grace Weir

Time Tries All Things is an immersive two screen video and sculptural installation that meditates on different conceptions of time; scientific, philosophical and cinematic. C
ommissioned by The Institute of Physics and developed from a collaboration with two theoretical physicists, Professor David Berman of Queen Mary University London and Professor Fay Dowker of Imperial College London, it was the inaugural show in January 2019 in the new Gallery at the Institute of Physics building in London.




Reviews:
Bentivegna, Marco & Meinzer, Nina,
The wings of time, Nature Physics 15, April 2019
Carey-Kent, Paul, Recommended London Art Exhibitions, ArtLyst, February 2019
Tipton, Gemma, Time Tries All Things, The Irish Times, Feb 16 2019
Brooks, Michael,
Time Tries All Things, New Scientist, Jan 30 2019
Westall, Mark, Interview, Fad Magazine, Jan 21 2019
Hall, Tom,
Radio Interview, Monocle Weekly, Issue 498, Jan 20 2019



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Installation at The Gallery at the Institute of Physics, London

Video stills
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