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Line of Displacement [Línea de Desplazamiento], 2013

Hand-cut coins
1968 1/2 in
5000 cm
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Museo de Arte de El Salvador (MARTE) and MARTE Contemporary (MARTE-C)
San Salvador
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In 2001, El Salvador adopted a bi-monetary system that introduced the United States dollar along …

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In 2001, El Salvador adopted a bi-monetary system that introduced the United States dollar along with the ‘colón’. This ‘foreign’ currency infiltrated in transactional experiences throughout the country. Toying with this historical reference, Esquivel reinvents this 25-cent coin—locally known as ¨Cora¨, a phonetic …

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Museo de Arte de El Salvador (MARTE) and MARTE Contemporary (MARTE-C)
San Salvador
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In 2001, El Salvador adopted a bi-monetary system that introduced the United States dollar along …

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In 2001, El Salvador adopted a bi-monetary system that introduced the United States dollar along with the ‘colón’. This ‘foreign’ currency infiltrated in transactional experiences throughout the country. Toying with this historical reference, Esquivel reinvents this 25-cent coin—locally known as ¨Cora¨, a phonetic …

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Line of Displacement [Línea de Desplazamiento], 2013

Hand-cut coins
1968 1/2 in
5000 cm