List of Physical Visualizations
and Related Artifacts

2013 – Tidal Memory

Tidal Memory exhibit at Exploratorium in San Francisco, 24 columns of water reflecting the tide in the SF Bay for the previous day

Tidal Memory displays the evolving daily tide at full scale. Receiving live data from the oldest tide station in the western hemisphere, twenty-four water-filled glass columns function as a tidal clock and 24-hour sculptural archive; recording a full day of hourly tide levels starting at midnight.

26’L x 2.5’W x 10’H - Glass, stainless steel, water, custom electronics.

Tidal Memory is permanently exhibited at the Exploratorium, San Francisco, CA.

Source: Charles Sowers (creator),

Added by: Jeff Pettiross. Category: Active physical visualization  Tags: sea, tides, water