The 1904 game of Monopoly was intended to show how landlords accumulate wealth and impoverish society, but today's version normalises competitive land grabbing and rentier behaviour. Francesca Baglietto interviews Neil Farnan about Utopoly - a 'hack' of Monopoly that engages people's imagination and ideas for a better society.
A Live Action Role Play adventure for the Blockchain-curious of all tribes including: hackers, lawyers, activists, artists, financiers, designers, venture capitalists, developers, marketeers. MoneyLab #3 Failing Better.
This is the fourth and final part of the Digital Futures: Money No Object series of events. The session will be led by Brett Scott author of The Heretic’s Guide to Global Finance: Hacking the Future of Money, followed by an evening public showcase. It will be a currency prototyping brainstorm, where we will explore whether a currency or alternative exchange system might be developed for and by a distributed network of artists to support and promote experimental, open and free practices.
Rob Myers brings together the history of conceptual art and the future of Bitcoin-style blockchain technology for what would have been a panel presentation at The White Building for V&A Digital Futures: Money No Object.
After the credit crunch, quantitative easing, austerity and the Bitcoin bubble a new online show takes a comprehensive look at the history of net art's depictions of "Money As Error". What themes and subjects emerge from _MON3Y AS AN 3RRROR | MON3Y.US, and has it bitten off more than it can chew with work by almost 200 artists?
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