Relational Objects #6 -The Morning After. (Reliquary of St Anthony.)
Generative interactive installation. 3D Printed plastics, gold leaf, adhesive faux plastic jewels, confetti, Coin counter, Pay Pal account, Microcontroller computer, Webserver, Wi-fi, lcd displays, and dynamically accessed data from the Treasury of the The United States of America and yahoofinance.com.
This work retrieves the gross United States Public Debt for the given day.
The work displays the US Public Debt according to the live rate of exchange between AUD and USD.
If an audience member inserts a 5c, 10c, 20c, $1 or $2 coin into the machine the US Public Debt decreases accordingly on the screen.
A donation is then made to the US Treasury to reduce their public debt in concordance with their protocols.