Tower of Babel
Coins from different parts of the world
9 x 2,8 x 2,8 cm

Historic: (2020) Group Exhibition, “Trabalho Capital # Greve Geral” curated by Paulo Mendes, Centro de Arte Oliva, São João da Madeira, PT.

Image: © Fábio Colaço.

In this version of the Babel Tower’s myth, the architecture of a tower supposed to reach the sky are made up of coins from different parts of the world. While some speak of the “tyranny of money”, money is a language everyone understands and something most people want.