Alistair McClymont


Unix Time
Free download

Mobile app - Released

1 April, 2012


Unix Time is a new artwork by Alistair McClymont that is free to download as a mobile app.

This artwork shows the current date and time in unix time: the number of seconds since midnight Thursday, 1st of January, 1970 (Coordinate Universal Time, UTC). This method of representing time is used by computers, including the device you're using right now. Many actions you make electronically are recorded with unix time.

Alistair McClymont is currently artist in residence at The Art House Foundation. He graduated from the Royal College of Art in 2005. Recent exhibitions include: CA2M, Madrid; Mexico Gallery, Leeds and Construction Gallery, London. In February 2013 McClymont will have a solo exhibition at CAM Raleigh, US.