In a short-lived installation, Luzinterruptus celebrated the no vote from the recent referendum on economic reform and the erstwhile Greek currency
Inside a hybrid ballot box-cash machine, dozens of voting slips from the recent Greek referendum, each meticulously marked oxi, were visible behind a clear panel. And, for every oxi – or no – vote deposited, drachmas were dispensed, spilling onto the streets of Madrid.
We wanted to celebrate the chance that cash machines in Greece could have their very own currency flowing out of them
As revelations of a secret contingency plan to return to the drachma surfaced during talks between Greece and its creditors, Spanish art collective Luzinterruptus had been busy working on the art installation that lasted perhaps eight hours.