Notgeld

CLICK HERE to read the Centre for Research Collections blog post about the project.

In Semester one, second year illustration were set a project to produce counterfeit money, inspired by the German emergency currency Notgeld.

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Examples of Notgeld notes
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Examples of Notgeld notes

 

Their notes were to be inspired by a location, known to them or imaginary. They had to create three different notes each. Students were encouraged to use printmaking techniques to produce their money and to try to make them as difficult to forge as possible.

See below some examples of students work.

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