“Money and currency don’t actually exist…they’re just something that we’ve made up.”

Mark Wagner, Artist


Artist Mark Wagner literally illustrates the true value of money by destroying then reconstructing it in his art.  After all, it really is only paper.

You can view more of Mark’s work here.

Mark Wagner – Money is Material from The Avant/Garde Diaries on Vimeo.

The collage artist makes us question the worth of taking something at face value. More on www.theavantgardediaries.com

Directed & Produced by Kelly Nyks & Jared P. Scott / Cinematography & Editing by Mike McSweeney / Music Composition by Malcolm Francis / Artwork by Mark Wagner / Process Video by Mark Wagner / Animation by Noah Poole & Nic Stark / Colorist: Josh Kanuck / Production Assistance by Greg Hartofelis / Additional Camera by Theron Powell

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