Sarah Browne, “Second Burial at Le Blanc,” production image, 2011.

Project Arts Centre, Dublin
6 May–25 June 2011

The project focuses on the small French town of Le Blanc, where local artisans and shopkeepers have created one of the last refuges for indigenous currencies. In Le Blanc, the franc is still accepted as payment for goods and services in certain shops although it is technically no longer legal tender. They will continue to accept it until 17 February 2012—a deadline imposed by the Banque de France at the time of the euro changeover.

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