Part of the:
"Folding Paper: The Infinite Possibilities of Origami" Exhibition.
At the: Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles until August 26, 2012
"Each single specimen was folded from an uncut square of US currency sheet and the entire installation took Mabona 4 to 5 hours to complete. It will be on display, alongside approximately 150 other works from more than 40 international artists"
“Money, our prime signifier of both ambition and perdition. Money has gone from being an elementary medium of exchange to being a means of exploitation: a colossal cloud of hot money [and incomprehensible financial instruments] buzzes above the global economy like a biblical swarm of locust. Thus money as bane. Yet money per se, plain as the one-dollar-bill, always retains its basic ability to function as a pragmatic unit of accounting for goods and services. Hence money as blessing.”