Tuesday, 2 December 2008

Liquidizer @ The Vault Gallery

"Dissecting, directing and distilling contemporary artists’ attitudes to money."

LIQUIDIZER presents more than a dozen artists’ responses to the theme of money through painting, sculpture, video, photography, text and magazine; on issues from global economic policy to pocket change. (from www.vaultgallery.org)

This work is made from Nigerian naira. Thirty years ago each of these notes would have been worth approximately $400, today they are worth about a dollar fifty.

Four were made in response the Nigerian motto "Unity and Faith, Peace and Progress"