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'Moving Money'

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'Moving Money'
Curated by: Keith Miller

Student Activities Center
1st Floor near Auditorium
Stony Brook, NY 11794-5425
December 4th, 2008 - February 25th, 2009
Opening: December 4th, 2008 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://studentaffairs.stonybrook.edu/sac...
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
other (outside main areas)
OPEN HOURS:  
Tue-Fri 11-5
ARTS ORGANIZATION:  
SAC Gallery in cooperation with cDACT
SCHOOL ASSOCIATION:  
Stony Brook University
TAGS:  
economy, money, moneyart, mixed-media, digital, installation, video-art, graffiti/street-art, conceptual, pop, abstract, sculpture
COST:  
free

DESCRIPTION

Moving Money probes the questions on the minds of many in the midst of the market's free fall: Where did the money go? Where did it come from? Was it ever there at all? The invisibility of today's monetary world has become troublingly apparent. We do not "see" our money. It has been dematerialized and turned into an abstraction. While market makers have been using this abstraction to multiply profit, some artists have been addressing these questions and concepts concretely by using money as a raw material, literally and metaphorically, challenging its abstract value. Others demonstrate how money moves and is tied to the lives of people, foregrounding how real the consequences are despite these abstractions. Moving Money brings together artists whose work tries to make visible the abstracting tendencies of our monetary system and our relationship to it.

 

www.movingmoney.org