At the southern hemisphere, time passes in opposite direction.

Rilao is close to the earth’s equator and therefore affected by this phenomenon. This watch is corroded due the fact that it was used by shipmen who shipped oil from the Muka Tree.

Its an old pocket watch. On the time disc, leaves are shown from the Muka Tree.

The time counts in the opposite direction and in a different scale.

One day lasts 100 hours, starting from the tenth hour in the upper left quadrant of the disc. Compared to western civilization, hours are shorter but days are longer.

Date: 1895-1915.

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Curated by five to six students of Amsterdam Dutch Film Academy.