Title: Daylight Saving
Location: Roving truck through Washington DC
Day: Sunday, November 2, 2014 – Midnight to Midnight
Duration: 25 hours Marathon Broadcast
Languages: English / Spanish
Co-Host: Hernan Woodgate
A 25-hour marathon, bilingual, roving, online broadcast exploring the policies and poetics that regulate public time and its affects in economy and communication. The broadcast was streamed from a truck roving the capital’s geometries, stopping at a variety of sites while hosting sound, music, dialogue, and language experiments.
Radio truck broadcast stops included Zero Milestone, U.S. Naval Observatory, Kramer Bookstore, Haines Point, U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing, U.S Immigration and Customs Enforcement, U.S Department of Transportation, Washington Monument, Nation Cathedral, Landon Recreational Center, Meridian Hill Park, and Guglielmo Marconi Memorial, CPR Radio Station, The Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, Show Time, The Women Museum and ended where it started, at Zero Milestone.
Special guests included economists, musicians, astronomers, historians, hackers, and communication activists. Daylight Saving partners included The Floating Lab Collective, an artist collective based in Fairfax, VA, The Meridian International Center, The Green Skate Lab, CPR Radio and HacDC.
Near Futures is a curatorial project for 5×5, a Project of the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities. Near Futures explores how national policies affect neighborhoods across the District, in partnership with Furthermore, DC.