Stretchin a Dollar   one hundred U.S. cents flattened by a commercial freight train 1" x 14.4'  2008  Created during the global financial collapse of 2007-, one hundred U.S. cents were run over by a commercial freight train. Each coin that leaves the U.S. mint is given a birth date or production date on its face and, by flattening them each coin has reached its demise, collectively taking one dollar out of circulation reducing the supply of money while increasing the collective wealth of everyone who holds money. The dollar is installed in a horizontal line on a wall extending over 14 feet.

Stretchin a Dollar

one hundred U.S. cents flattened by a commercial freight train
1" x 14.4'

2008

Created during the global financial collapse of 2007-, one hundred U.S. cents were run over by a commercial freight train.
Each coin that leaves the U.S. mint is given a birth date or production date on its face and, by flattening them each coin has reached its demise, collectively taking one dollar out of circulation reducing the supply of money while increasing the collective wealth of everyone who holds money.
The dollar is installed in a horizontal line on a wall extending over 14 feet.

  Stretchin a Dollar  (installation detail)  one hundred U.S. cents flattened by a commercial freight train 1" x 14.4'  2008

Stretchin a Dollar (installation detail)

one hundred U.S. cents flattened by a commercial freight train
1" x 14.4'

2008