This is an original work and the inspiration behind my recent @BTCvsFED billboard campaign which brought Bitcoin awareness to working class neighborhoods in each of the 12 Federal Reserve Bank cities.
The front of United Nodes of Bitcoin was created in 2015 and proved a popular educational tool while on exhibit at my 2016 solo show The Revolution Will Not Be Centralized. Attendees gravitated toward the reimagined dollar iconography which bridged discussions about our broken financial system and this burgeoning movement.
After completing the back side of United Nodes, I wanted to once again use the artwork as a Bitcoin teaching tool, but go bigger. While formulating a plan, COVID struck resulting in quantitative easing on an unprecedented scale. This focused my efforts and @BTCvsFED was born. The billboards would direct people to a thread detailing how endless money printing affects them personally via inflation and a growing wealth gap.
To fund the billboards, I sold an edition of 21 prints featuring both sides of the United Nodes artwork. This auction is for the original back side of The United Nodes of Bitcoin. It is signed and features numerous references to Bitcoin terminology and culture - some more apparent than others. My augmented reality collaboration w/ Josie Bellini functions on the piece as well. The winner will also receive surprises that are in the works...both digital and physical.
Thank you for your support!
Materials: fiat currency
Dimensions: 7.2 x 0.59 x 3.65 inches
Weight: 13 oz
Music in video by Rare Scrilla
Go behind the art and BTCvsFED with our interview with cryptograffiti
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|Bidder Name||Amount (in sats)||Time & Date|
|MIKEZ||100,000,000 (1 BTC)||March 20, 2021 5:57:07 PM UTC|
|Jeff||60,000,000 (0.6 BTC)||March 20, 2021 5:52:47 PM UTC|
|flinky||55,000,000 (0.55 BTC)||March 20, 2021 5:51:38 PM UTC|
|MIKEZ||50,000,000 (0.5 BTC)||March 20, 2021 5:50:00 PM UTC|
|Athena Bitcoin||40,000,000 (0.4 BTC)||March 20, 2021 5:50:30 PM UTC|
|flinky||38,000,000 (0.38 BTC)||March 20, 2021 5:45:24 PM UTC|
|Athena Bitcoin||37,000,000 (0.37 BTC)||March 20, 2021 5:44:52 PM UTC|
|Jeff||36,000,000 (0.36 BTC)||March 20, 2021 5:44:46 PM UTC|
|flinky||35,000,000 (0.35 BTC)||March 20, 2021 5:32:13 PM UTC|
|MIKEZ||31,000,000 (0.31 BTC)||March 20, 2021 5:26:37 PM UTC|
|flinky||30,000,000 (0.3 BTC)||March 20, 2021 1:09:10 PM UTC|
|x0100||29,000,000 (0.29 BTC)||March 20, 2021 9:16:44 AM UTC|
|flinky||28,000,000 (0.28 BTC)||March 19, 2021 10:13:58 PM UTC|
|SatsLife||27,000,000 (0.27 BTC)||March 19, 2021 7:46:51 PM UTC|
|flinky||26,000,000 (0.26 BTC)||March 19, 2021 6:46:23 PM UTC|
|SatoshiLite||25,000,000 (0.25 BTC)||March 19, 2021 6:22:59 PM UTC|
|Chiefmonkey||20,000,000 (0.2 BTC)||March 19, 2021 6:17:41 PM UTC|
|Shitcoin.com||17,000,000 (0.17 BTC)||March 19, 2021 6:13:45 PM UTC|
|Athena Bitcoin||10,000,000 (0.1 BTC)||March 19, 2021 6:14:05 PM UTC|
|M.BTC||5,000,000||March 19, 2021 6:01:11 PM UTC|
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