Blood Money challenges us to think about the stories on our currency

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Ryan Presley, Marri Ngarr people, Northern Territory, born 1987, Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Blood Money – Infinite Dollar Note – Dundalli, Commemorative, 2018, Brisbane, watercolour on paper; Collection of Bernard Shafer, Image courtesy the artist and the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, © Ryan Presley, photo: Carl Warner

In the day to day bustle of life, many of us don’t pay attention to the intricate details and representations on the cash we carry.

But artist, Ryan Presley, has given it some close scrutiny and now offers an alternative in his exhibition Blood Money, which is currently being shown at the Art Gallery of South Australia as part of Tarnanthi Festival.

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