Liquid Assets.

Steirischer Herbst.
September 20–December 1, 2013
Graz, Austria


Curated by Luigi Fassi & Katerina Gregos



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Wildflowers, interviews with Detroit activists, community organizers and non-profits, 2009, single channel HD video, colour, sound, 16:9, 24'30"


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Gold Transferred, brick of 50,000 shredded euros on paper stack on brick and stack of lose paper, topped by 24k gold glazed ceramic faeces, 2010-2013




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Stained Euros, (Las Preferentes) 5 Euro notes "neutralized" by the lost value of 100 Bankia stock shares from 20 July 2011 to May 28 2013 (From the time Bankia
started trading until small, private savers were allowed sell their stocks in the insolvent Spanish bank.) Small, private savers were tricked into propping up the failing bank by offering harmless sounding but complex financial products called "Las Preferentes". Framed 5 Euro notes. "Sika wo antaban" AKA “Money Has Wings”. Wax print and “TexasGold” dutch tulips bulbs. Oak frame with 24K gold leaf. 2013


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"Sika wo antaban" AKA “Money Has Wings”. Wax print and “TexasGold” dutch tulips bulbs. Oak frame with 24K gold leaf. 2013


stained euros



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Lords of the Capital, fine bone china plates engraved with chinese tang dynasty poetry, 2011, engraved plates
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Abstract Your Shit Is, sound from 1969 monologue by Kenneth Cockrel Sr. and magnified paper money, 2009-2012, single channel HD video, colour, sound, 16:9,
1'56"