Famous artist and disruptor Tristan Eaton explores funds, artwork, and artist sovereignty in his most up-to-date operate, Slices. Employing his 192” x 96” portray “Apocalipstick 2022,” appraised at $75,000, he is releasing a series of small wonderful art prints that each and every signify possession of 1/1000th of the painting. With this, the portray is fractionalized into a currency identified as Slices which can be redeemed for for Eaton and Lifeless Push physical merchandise, at which issue the payments will be resold on his website and proficiently place back into circulation.
“I wanted to produce money that appears like art and art that acts like money. This is not crypto, it is bodily. Money is impressive, frightening and polarizing. It is taboo to discuss about and it controls all of our lives. This helps make it ripe for creative dissection and introspection. Slices seeks to just take back management of the income in our lives and make it social and wonderful.”
With a loaded background of culture-jamming in his alter-moi Trustocorp that manufactured headlines with phony street indications across the US and phony merchandise in grocery outlets, Eaton is now taking the social currency of his extremely well-liked Good Art Prints and turning them into real forex with social perks and utility. This gamified task requires gain of Eaton’s in-dwelling print studio Lifeless Press to challenge ingrained tips about commodification.
The value of Slices is determined by the recent appraisal of the painting, and thus topic to improve just as we see inflation and deflation in the industry. Presently, every single slice is valued at $75. On December 14th at 3pm PST the very affordable, egalitarian, experimental method to printmaking goes live, ushering in a new period.
Discover a lot more on Tristan’s Web-site.