Going Cashless

Most artists appreciate being able to make money from their art, not many make their art from money.
But if your country is in economic meltdown with a worthless currency and bags of printed cash laying around as rubbish, then you improvise.

Welcome to Venezuela, where artists are turning the worthless currency into woven products, selling items made of money for more than the value of the money they are made from. Crazy.

You can check out a full breakdown of the economics and the art by the BBC right HERE.

banknote craft weaving
banknote weaving close up