redesigned dollar bill

In this piece, I recomposed the elements of an American one dollar bill in a form which encourages user intervention by leaving an inviting open space and which discards the top-down, singular, authoritative connotation of rigid symmetry in favor of an asymmetrical composition which features representations of plurality.

For the purposes of this experiment, I imagined people using stamps signifying their affiliations the way they use car bumper stickers.

Could the value of an individual dollar bill fluctuate based on its collection of marks? Could your money really be “no good here”? And how would it effect the domestic and international perception of the US and its dollar if there were literally billions of unique versions in circulation?


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