Daniel Bejar : Stretchin’ a Dollar

Daniel Bejar’s art explores the traces and memories societies leave behind. The piece shown below is “literally, a play on words, one hundred US cents, flattened by freight trains. Each coin that leaves the US mint is given a birth date or production date on it’s face and by flattening them, each coin has reached it’s demise, collectively taking one dollar out of circulation. The dollar is installed in a horizontal line extending 14.4′ on a wall.” View more here


Stretchin’ a Dollar
One hundred US cents
flattened by freight trains
1″ x 14.4′
2008 © Daniel Bejar


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s