11 – 27 September, 2014
CURRENCY//SS14 is an investigation into the development and establishment of economic value. The work encourages a dialogue between traditional theories of value based on intrinsic worth and emerging data-based systems, namely the crypto-currency Bitcoin. The work poses this erratic and contentious digital currency in opposition to established assets such as jewellery, equating the digital and material, tangible and intangible.
CURRENCY//SS14 is a clothing concept piece designed to enable users of bitcoin offline security and a tangible weight it lacks in its online form, it compares these physical and digital counterparts economically but also formally, creating sculptural, material and pictorial contrasts.