Provoking Money-Burning Table: “Too much?” by Alejandro Monge 1

AMARIST atelier crosses the road between Art and Design with certainly one of their most provocative creations: “Too a lot?” is a sculptural desk for distinctive areas. In collaboration with artist Alejandro Monge, this practical sculpture seeks to impress a deep thought concerning the volatility of cash. The piece is an unique eating desk made from a glass dice containing partially burnt 50 €uro payments and with a skinny biofuel flame rising above its floor. The artist meticulously reproduced banknotes from paper utilizing a hyper-sensible method, and simulated the impact of the burning hearth sculpting and petrifying ashes with resin. What is the worth of cash? “An euro invoice by itself is a mere tinted paper representing a determine; 20, 50, one hundred … and has no extra worth than the time invested to get it. We simply search to trade it for a desired object or expertise. The paintings suggests a mirrored image concerning the significance and worth of cash, time and other people. That is the rationale why the work is completed totally with paper, hand coloured and glued collectively one after the other”, defined artist Alejandro Monge. The most intricate a part of the method is to simulate the impact of the burnt paper with out truly utilizing hearth. Have a take a look at the video above to see how the designer achieves this course of!

Provoking Money-Burning Table: “Too much?” by Alejandro Monge 2

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