the longest days of the year


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Solstice is an artwork about light. On 21 June in the northern hemisphere the sun is at its highest in the sky and the day is the longest of the year.

Solstice is made up of 365 photographs shared on Twitter.

They show what it means to people to be part of the longest day, sharing the same event with others around the world.

Solstice is shown in the chapel of St John's in a space of contemplation. By bringing together different photographs the artwork aims to show how we are connected to each other and that we can share this through technology. It shows how different people around the world are each having their own experience at the same time. And more than ever we are aware of what is happening in different parts of the world.

Solstice is shown during the season of Advent, when the Christian year focuses on light and darkness. "The light shines in the darkness and the darkness cannot overcome it."

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