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P2P Gift Credit Card - Gift Finance
2010. Digital print, embossed plastic cards, dimensions variable.

This artwork proposed an alternative financial model based on a Peer-to-Peer social architecture. It offered an innovative participatory system using counterfeit virtual money by issuing illicit VISA credit cards. The project introduced Gift Finance, a monetary policy based on free universal credit without interest. Gift Finance is the conceptualization of the democratic creation of money by ordinary people in order to redistribute wealth in society. The website allows people to generate unique virtual card numbers and send them to others via digital platforms. A limited edition of physical plastic P2P Gift Credit Cards were available by request at, and they have been distributed worldwide via mail, in art exhibitions, and public interventions.

Selected pictures of installations at the following shows
Mal au Pixel Festival, Paris; REALITYFLOWHACKED, Ljubljana; Visionary Trading, London.


Selected shows and presentations
FIY: The Art of Creating Economic Models lecture for ISP Whitney Museum, 2012, NYC - U.S.
ODNM lecture at L'École Nationale des Arts Décoratifs, 2012, Paris - France
DATA lecture at Science Gallery, 2012, Dublin - Ireland
summit, lecture, 2011, Seville - Spain
UAMO festival, Ultra Social, exhibition, 2011, Munich - Germany
REALITYFLOWHACKED, solo show at Aksioma, 2011, Ljubljana - Slovenia
Abandon Normal Devices festival, lecture & performance, 2011, Liverpool - UK
Visionary Trading Project, Guest Projects, exhibition, 2011, London - UK
Utopian Currencies, exhibition and lecture, 2011, Paris - France

Selected pictures of the installations of the P2P Gift Credit Cards

Pictures of the P2P Gift Credit Cards
[ -> See all the selected pictures of details of the P2P Gift Credit Card and its packaging ]

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