What are the many relationships between space and time? Geometry offers us three possibilities: the straight line, the circle, and the point. The straight line implies a beginning and an end, whereas the circle invites us to explore a richer vision which, offers the possibility of rebirth. A point in time – whether it be on a straight line, a circle, or Cartesian coordinates on a graph – underscores a message of seizing the moment. We will examine the myriad of ways that artists have tried to convey time, from Renaissance architecture’s efforts to represent infinity in a finite space to TK. On the horizon, a rising sun is frequently indistinguishable from a setting sun.
In a world where we are becoming increasingly aware of the ravages of a linear economy and the need for a circular and resilient economy, exploring how we depict time allows us to ask broader questions about transformation and recycling, whether for an object, a process, or an organization. Talking about time invites us to carefully recognize and identify our moment of opportunity. How to become the master of time in a constantly evolving world ?