Currency Skylines

Nicholas Manion, an Australian art student, had a clever idea: delicately cut paper currency forming the skyline of major cities.

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This body of work explores notions of globalism within the context of the international flow of currency . It was not my interest to merely illustrate the location from which the notes originated, but rather to unearth deeper layers of meaning. All of these notes were already dislocated from their 'natural home.' If a 10 Swiss franc note is currently in Brisbane, where else may it have been?

Works in Paper: International Currency

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Posted at 13.09.07 @ 12:25





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