Money is impersonal; it can be used for any purpose. The material money is made of is neutral. Its value depends on the story behind it. The euro is a symbol of European unity – ironically it has become a symbol of discord. Regardless of the economic and political situation, every individual can and will influence the society and its development.

Face the Euro deals with this relationship between man and money. The project starts in 2012 in Düsseldorf, Germany and travels throughout the countries of the Eurozone. It is an interaction between the participants and the artists — everybody has the opportunity to get portrayed and to add his or her own individualized five euro banknote to the installation which reflects unity and diversity at the same time.



Berlin / Germany
9 May 2017

This Art Fair
Amsterdam / The Netherlands
30 December 2015 to 3 January 2016

Art Fair Regensburg
Regensburg / Germany
20 to 22 November 2015

MILK Gallery
Amsterdam / The Netherlands
25 to 27 April 2014

Pop Up Gallery
Heerlen / The Netherlands
23 to 25 August 2013

Blooom / Art Fair
Cologne / Germany
1 to 4 November 2012

FhD / Cash Container
Düsseldorf / Germany
12 to 14 July 2012


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A project by
Daniel Zakharov and
Sebastian Hennig

Design and Development by
Faust van Kekem