The Impressions Series


(all pieces in this series are created using the impressions of pennies)
Sunsetmoney, in intent and consequence,
impresses us.

subtly, imperceptibly, it leaves a mark.

materially worthless,
it has been awarded great value.

it compels us to action,
it compels us to wit.

a model for equality
that feeds on necessity and desire,
that rewards innovation and toil,
that rewards slight of psychological hand.

a zero-sum game without fixed supply.

the manifestation of the minds of men.
allocation transcends generations
and, more often than not,
dictates lot.

the impressions series
– figurative, literal –
explores the subconscious impact
of an abstract concept.

money’s impression
influences perception.