No Central Control
Installation with gold–leaf and projected scrolling text
Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, 10 Trumpington St CB2 1QA
Gold leaf canopy viewable 24 hours; timed projections: see timings below
No Central Control is an installation comprising of scrolling text projected and reflected onto a gold leaf floor. The text is projected low to the ground scrolling right to left like a stock market ticker.
The script considers the social construct of money working under similar conditions to a belief system, based on faith and trust relationships. Focusing on the dichotomy between new virtual currencies such as Bitcoin and the illusion of monetary value being based in the material, such as coins or gold.
The text is composed from extracts of conversations between Rosanna Greaves, Adam Joyce a bit coin insurer, and Brett Scott a journalist, campaigner and former broker. And includes quotes form his article Riches Beyond Belief.
|Thurs 13th Oct||4pm||9pm|
|Sat 15th Oct||12 noon||5pm|
|Mon 17th Oct||6pm||10pm|
|Tues 18th Oct||6pm||10pm|
|Wed 19th Oct||6pm||10pm|
|Sat 22nd Oct||6pm||11pm|
|Mon 24th Oct||6pm||10pm|
|Tues 25th Oct||6pm||10pm|
|Wed 26th Oct||6pm||10pm|