Jobless man builds a house out of $1.82 billion worth of shredded money
2012-01-30 0:00

By Tecca | TodayInTech

"What would you do with $1.82 billion worth of shredded money? In Ireland, people build houses out of it — at least that’s what Dublin-based artist Frank Buckley did. The unemployed artist originally wanted to create a gallery for his series of mixed-media artworks called "Expressions of Recession," but he ended up building a house instead."

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€1.4bn house is a work of art
"Wicklow native Frank Buckley turned to artwork to spark conversations about the euro crisis. Mr Buckley first created mixed-media art using decommissioned banknotes and then made an entire house in which to showcase his work. The house contains a living room, bedroom and bathroom all constructed from bricks of shredded banknotes."

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