BATH TIME - SCREEN SHOT

BATH TIME IS AN INTERACTIVE WEB-BASED ARTWORK BY ELLIE HARRISON COMMISSIONED BY TRANSITION (ART PROGRAMME AT VICTORIA BATHS) MANCHESTER.

ELLIE SPENT TWO WEEKS IN RESIDENCE AT VICTORIA BATHS FROM 5 – 18 JUNE 2004. THERE SHE COMPLETED PRELIMINARY RESEARCH FOR THE PROJECT, EXPLORING THE BUILDING AND DELVING INTO THE ARCHIVES HELD AT THE BATHS OFFICE.

SHE ALSO SPENT TIME RESEARCHING AND PREPARING A MULTI-CURRICULAR WORKSHOP FOR LOCAL PRIMARY SCHOOL CHILDREN. THE WORKSHOP CALLED THE VICTORIA BATHS CHALLENGE TOOK PLACE ON 30 JUNE 2004 WITH 24 CHILDREN FROM PLYMOUTH GROVE PRIMARY SCHOOL IN MANCHESTER.

BATH TIME BRINGS TO LIFE FACTS AND FIGURES ABOUT VICTORIA BATHS AND ITS HISTORY. YOU CAN CHECK THE TIME ON THE CUBICLE CLOCK MADE FROM THE NUMBERS ON THE OLD CHANGING CUBICLES. ACCESS THE VICTORIA BATHS MEMORY ARCHIVE USING THE RANDOM MEMORY GENERATOR. CALCULATE HOW OLD YOU ARE TO THE NEAREST SECOND AND FIND OUT HOW LONG VICTORIA BATHS HAD BEEN OPEN FOR WHEN YOU WERE BORN. MOST IMPORTANTLY, IF YOU ARE TAKING PART IN THE CHANNEL SWIMMING CHALLENGE THEN YOU CAN OBTAIN YOUR ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE USING THE CHANNEL SWIMMING CHALLENGE MOTIVATOR.


BATH TIME WAS OFFICIALLY LAUNCHED ON 3 SEPTEMBER 2004 AT THE EXHIBITION TITLED ‘FOR THE TIME BEING / A PROMISE OF PROGRESS’, WHICH FEATURED NEW WORK BY ALL SIX OF THE ARTISTS COMMISSIONED BY TRANSITION.


LAUNCH BATH TIME (REQUIRES FLASH PLAYER)

DOWNLOAD THE CUBICLE CLOCK SCREENSAVER
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THE CHANNEL SWIMMING CHALLENGE HALL OF FAME

TRANSITION WEBSITE


VICTORIA BATHS WEBSITE

*IF YOU ARE TAKING PART IN THE CHANNEL SWIMMING CHALLENGE, PLEASE CHECK THE UP-TO-DATE POSTAL ADDRESS TO SEND COMPLETED LOGBOOKS TO HERE. PLEASE DO NOT SEND COMPLETED LOGBOOKS TO THE OLD PO BOX ADDRESS PRINTED IN THE LOGBOOK*

ELLIE IN RESIDENCE AT VICTORIA BATHS 5 - 18 JUNE 2004
ELLIE WITH CHANNEL SWIMMING LEGEND SUNNY LOWRY

BATH TIME