A new book has been published based on the Blood Money series by Australian artist Ryan Presley. For more information, see the article by Andrew Crellin later in this issue.
Eds.: Madeleine King
Contributors: Ryan Presley, Tina Baum, Daniel Browning, and Suvendrini Perera
This book presents selected works from Presley's acclaimed Blood Money series, which presents the heroes and warriors of Indigenous history as figureheads on Australian
banknotes, alongside documentation of the recent Prosperity exhibition at the IMA.
The hardcover book, edited by Madeleine King, features a chapter by Ryan Presley on the history of the Australian colony's first currency, the holey dollar, alongside
contributions by Tina Baum, Daniel Browning, and Suvendrini Perera that explore different manifestations of currency as a tool of the colonial project.
Weight: 580 g
Dimensions: 23.6 × 19.2 × 2 cm
For more information, or to order, see:
Ryan Presley Prosperity (https://ima.org.au/product/ryan-presley-prosperity/)
To read the earlier E-Sylum article, see:
AUSTRALIAN ARTIST'S BLOOD MONEY NOTES (https://www.coinbooks.org/v22/esylum_v22n05a32.html)
Wayne Homren, Editor
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