Money's Time

Money's Time (2018)

Dimensions: 2.5 x 5.2 meters

Materials: Handmade paper, digital print, digital projections, audio

Shown at: The Sailors' Home, Limerick, 2018

 

The large handmade sheet of paper in Money’s Time uses pulped copies of the Financial Times. By returning to the traditional technique of paper making, the systemised process of newsprint is slowed down. This has evolved from an interest in the dynamics of capitalist systems and how our current economic processes create an excess of goods, leading to boom-bust cycles. By physically slowing down processes of production, using the slow techniques of paper-making and pinhole photography bound to the speed of economic data and process, I question how these worlds work together. This allows the viewer to question the desirability of speed in capitalist economy and when contextualised in the aftermath of the economic crash, the safety of this speed. Through this critical viewing of our economy, I hope to provoke new questions about what is valued in our current society and how our economy shapes our view of the world.

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Money's Time (2018) Installation View - Image taken by the artist

Money's Time

Money's Time (2018) Installation View - Image taken by the artist