Monday, December 19, 2011

Writers and Artists Design Money Fit For Modern Times

Global economic meltdown, the euro crisis and Occupy protests – this year has been dominated by financial issues. But what is money anyway? We invited writers and artists including Jonathan Franzen, Margaret Atwood and Naomi Klein to invent new currencies and banknotes for a changed world.
Jonathan Franzen ‘Adorned with edangered or extinct species in denominations such as $6.66, the real value of $10 with environmental costs factored in.’

Alasdair Gray Banknote Design for Sat Review

OWS This ‘No Dollars’ note designed by Stephen Barnwell won the Occupy Movement’s protest currency competition

Margaret Atwood. Banknote Design for Sat Review

See more at guardian.co.uk - Via Notcot

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