It’s always 5 o’clock somewhere according to a popular saying. And what can be said about Happy Hour can also be said about sunrises and sunsets. Using CCTV, the video installation 24h Sunrise/Sunset displays a real-time sunset and sunrise happening somewhere in the world.
Dries Depoorter is a Belgian artist whose work deals with privacy, artificial intelligence, surveillance and social media, usually through interactive installations, apps and games. He is a freelance digital project designer for major international brands. His work has been exhibited throughout the world, from London (Barbican) to Hong Kong (Para Site) and Montreal (MUTEK Festival).
24h Sunrise/Sunset was commissioned by City of St. Moritz (CH) and Netherlands Film Fund.