Priceless - 5th 3rd Bank

Priceless - Fifth Third Bank/Warner Norcross & Judd, USA
This work entitled 'Priceless' has been made from £1000.00 of recycled sterling; shredded five pound notes fit for landfill or loft insulation. Banknotes were mixed with flour and water, then worked and oven-baked to form a simple paupers bowl. This artwork is part bowl, part bread.

Top: Priceless Bowl 2013 (side)
Above: Priceless Bowl 2013 (top)
Medium: Banknotes, flour
Dimensions: 80 x 152 x 152mm

Above: Priceless Bowl, installation view

There are three related artworks in this series, the first is also a bowl and is the original test piece, the second is shown above and the third, a £1million sterling vase is still in progress and should be completed before the end of 2017.