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Tim Schwartz: America’s Time Capsule

Tim Schwartz (San Diego / Visual Arts) Graduate Student

A mobile sculpture which will be a time capsule for American history in the 20th century. The sculpture will be an enclosure containing refuse from the 20th century along with refuse data displayed on 250 antique analog gauges. These gauges will display information gathered and analyzed from the New York Times archive, Google Books, and various other sets of data pertaining to the American 20th century.

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