Katharina Balgavy

1.15  gradient


UV print, Gold on Aluminium
110 × 110 cm

The work gradient directs a demographic shift of resources and economical value in the capital market. According to the world bank, the gold reserves were rising drastically since the beginning of 20th century. The gradient shifts in various different dynamics whereas it is a down- or an upgrade shift - it is a trend and a process. The work questions the term value itself, when economical shifts are about to happen, when a course defines its value in currencies and goods. What are the terms and conditions for value? How do resources, its value(s) in the world markets, upgrade and downgrade in capitalist’s world order?
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