Dependency / Dependencia (currency insertions), 2012

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DEPENDENCY 1, 2012 (Installation view)
Ink on Banknote.
6 stamps, 6 Banknotes. Shelf and Inkpad.
50 X 70 cm.

 

Dependency / Dependencia (currency insertions), 2012.

The current values of the minimum monthly wage, of a cocaine gram, and of a liter of gasoline in six different cities (3 Western and 3 Latinamerican / 3 Western and 3 Eastern), are stamped over note bills of these places. Information about the Western cities are stamped over Latino/Eastern currency, while the Latino/Eastern cities’ values are stamped over Western currency. The Western cities stamps will be available for the public to use at their discretion.

Dependencia / Dependency (currency insertions)
Carolina Caycedo, 2012

LONDRES 2012
gramo cocaína 70 Libras ($113 USD)
litro gasolina 1.35 Libras ($2 USD)
salario mínimo 1,070 Libras ($1,727 USD)

GUATEMALA CITY 2012
cocaine gram 100 Quetzales ($13 USD)
gas litre 9.70 Quetzales ($1.20 USD)
minimum wage 2,161.00 Quetzales ($277 USD)

LOS ANGELES 2012
gramo cocaína 75 Dólares
litro gasolina 1.25 Dólares
salario mínimo 1,280 Dólares

BOGOTA 2012
cocaine gram 15,000 Pesos ($8.50 USD)
gas litre 2,328 Pesos ($1.40 USD)
minimum wage 566,700 Pesos ($321 USD)

MADRID 2012
gramo cocaína 50 Euros ($65 USD)
litro gasolina 1.55 Euros ($2 USD)
salario mínimo 641.50 Euros ($833 USD)

MEXICO DF 2012
cocaine gram 300 Pesos ($22 USD)
gas litre 10 Pesos ($0.70 USD)
minimum wage 1,870 Pesos ($140 USD)

 

 


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