Forest of money symbols.
Chinese legend has it that the money tree is a kind of holy tree, which can bring money and fortune to the people. It is a symbol of affluence, nobility and auspiciousness. This money tree is decorated with symbols extracted from money bills from all over the world.
Symbolic logic researches symbols and replaces them to their original context or usage. Symbolic logic has currently 3 running projects.
Alfons Hooikaas, 2014. The work has been published in multiple exhibitions including Greed is in Empathy is out, Graphic Design Festival Breda
, Greed is in, Empathy is out, West Texas University (USA)
, Greed is in, Empathy is out, Vojnik 4 Beograd (SRB)
, Stip 2010 en kunst nu, Central Museum Utrecht
, Rich magazine. See also Every earthly power seeks its symbols in the same cosmos
, 1815, Willem I Frederik Der Nederlanden returns from defeating Napoleon at Waterloo to build the foundations of the 'Koninkrijk der Nederlanden’