Art & Design

Colors issue 73: Money makes the world go round

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The latest issue of Colors is based on a US$100 note. Colors had the note analysed in a lab and used the detected substances – including oil, blood and ash – to tell the story of the role money plays in various countries and cultures around the world.

Slightly tricky to navigate – you have to click on each of the ‘stains’ on the note to view each feature – the entire issue is nonetheless available as a FREE download in PDF form.

Paul Nchape-Sankau, an elder Kenyan Tribesman, is standing amid goat droppings half-a-day’s walk from the nearest electricity, paved road or gasoline pump, buying a cow with his mobile phone.

Read more HERE

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