The Kid Should See This

A Bank of England five pound note is reconstructed from shreds, a time lapse

If you enjoy conceptual art and/or putting together puzzles, this video by British conceptual artist Martin John Callanan might inspire your next creation. Watch for 11 minutes as one Bank of England five pound note is reconstructed from the shredded waste of misprinted polymer Five Pound banknotes (G Series). The mesmerizing time lapse is accompanied by the music of Benedict Drew and comes with the support of the Leverhulme Trust and the Bank of England.

Learn more about polymer banknotes on Wikipedia, and see the key security features of England’s ‘New Fiver’ below:

Next: An epic 33,600 piece jigsaw puzzle time lapse, see how the Canadian penny was made, and What is Money?

via Kottke.

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