Value Exchange 
Analysing Postmodern Currencies

Mapping on personal valuables

‘Value Exchange’ challenges ‘currencies’ used by post-modern individuals, focusing on critical analysis of personal documents.The latter can be formal, such as a student card, or informal such as ‘a written documentation of ‘passed down’ knowledge’ addressed to myself .The study operates as a land for discussion regarding the ways people exchange value, leading to the question : is money our currency? is exploration suggests the disruption of meanings of money, through the appropriation of Angola’s national currency. 

Annotation on ‘Currency Dealers’ in Luanda

Critical annotation on these photographs of ‘Currency Dealers’ in Luanda acts as a method to depict the images leading to concept articulation, and generation of visuals.The key words that give body to the discussion were subsequently cut and engraved into leather samples.