Bernard Gitton

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Modern water clock by Bernard Gitton

Bernard Gitton (born 24 June 1935[1]) is a French physicist and artist who has built modern water clocks, fountains and other devices relating art and science.[2]


He constructed "The Water Clock", at The Children's Museum of Indianapolis,[3][4] "Clepsydra Water Clock" at Abbotsford, British Columbia,[5] "Time Flow Clock" Europa Center, Berlin,[6] and "Time-Flow Clock" Rødovre Centrum, Denmark.[7] Also, he projected the Water Clock displayed at the Iguatemi Mall in São Paulo city, Brazil. The clock stands there since 1983.

One of his clocks was installed in the 1990's at Yabachō Station in Nagoya, Japan.[8][9]


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