Passage & Hours | j.frede

January 16, 2015 9:11 PM

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Man has long been aware of the passing of what we refer to as Time. The celestial bodies traveling above us in regularity were surely the first sign to man that all things were moving forward. At some point he discovered that if he kept track of these movements and their placement eventually they would return bringing with them Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter before beginning again. Man's seasons follow a similar path with Infancy, Youth, Adulthood and Old Age. However, our seasons do not simply begin again making the keeping of our time even more crucial.

Neolithic man built monuments and structures to celebrate and interact with the sun on specific days of the year, such as the Summer Solstice and the Winter Equinox. From the earliest structures the Ring of Brodgar and the Standing Stones of Sterness in Northern Scotland and later to the more famous...

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