guest blogger elisabeth: justine smith

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Justine Smith is an artist whose “work is an exploration of our relationship with money and our response to it, in a political, moral and social sense, whilst also exploiting the physical beauty of the note”.

The flowers above are made of Chinese and Turkmeni banknotes; “Ransom Money” is constructed from Iraqi Dinars, Afghan Afghanis, and Colombian Dinars. Brilliant.

There is lots more to see on her website, with a full detailing of the money collection.

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