A ritual showering of coins on Wall Street in seven performances from Summer Solstice to Fall Equinox 2011.
We present a series of 7 numismatic offerings to Wall Street.
Coins, those age-old metallic discs struck with the symbols of national mythology, just might unlock reason & light in the fourth year of the Dire Global Recession; an economic state whose laws do not apply within the stones of Wall Street; whose invisible great wall is impregnable to marauding justice, equality, and change. So we present the Summer of Change; a series of numismatic ritual offerings to our nation’s bankers; those citizens worthy of prizes and honors; which we as artists are honored to bestow in public. Standing on The Street safely within the commons of the commonwealth, we shall seize this extraordinary moment by the horns to re-distribute wealth in the form of dollars, fifty-cent pieces, quarters, dimes, nickels, and the Lincoln penny, sacrificing one denomination per event. Lacking the private means to fund this unprecedented showering of coins, we turn to Kickstarter, with every penny that we raise from you guaranteed to find its way into the golden palm of Wall Street.
The events will take place at the intersection of Wall Street and Broad Street, right across from the NYSE unless otherwise noted.
SCHEDULE: The events will start on the Summer Solstice and end on the Fall Equinox
Distribution of 100 Greenback and Liberty Dollars:June 21st 12:00-1:00 PM
Distribution of 200 Kennedy Fifty-Cent Pieces: July 15th 4:00-7:00 PM
4:00-4:30: Satellite Distribution of 200 Kennedy Half Dollars (map)
4:30-5:00: March to the Irish Hunger Memorial (see map above for marching route)
5:00-7:00: 8mm films on the JKF presidency screened in the Yellow Trailer Gallery at the Memorial (map)
Distribution of 400 Washington Quarters: TBA
Distribution of 1000 Roosevelt Dimes: TBA
Distribution of 2000 Jefferson Nickels: TBA
Distribution of 10,000 Lincoln Pennies: September 22nd 12:00-1:00 PM
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Jul 6, 2011 - Sep 4, 2011 (60 days)
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“Proletariat Travel Package” This gift includes one unique exploded penny. to see reward examples please past link below into your browser: http://www.noahfischer.org/view/summerofchange/38369
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“The Word and the Deed” This gift includes one letterpress print on hemp paper manifesto and one unique exploded penny. to see reward examples please past link below into your browser: http://www.noahfischer.org/view/summerofchange/38369
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“The Numismatic Treasure Chest” This exclusive gift includes one letterpress letterpress print on hemp paper manifesto, three unique exploded pennies, one unique Patriarch Quarter, and one Greenback hand-stamped with red ink "Free Money" on obverse and "Slave of Wall Street" on reverse. to see reward examples please past link below into your browser: http://www.noahfischer.org/view/summerofchange/38369