20 FARINETS local money

20 Farinets - Local currency created in the region of Valais in the middle of the Swiss Alps.


On the animal side, a deer. This tall animal, aproximately 1m30 at the withers was claimed "animal of the year" in 2017 in Switzerland because of its population rising in the Alps. Above the deer its the Grande Dixence: the highest dam-weight in the world retaining 400 millions m3 of water symbolizing hydroelectric energy ( 57% of total prod in the country ).
On the mountain side its a view of "Les Aiguilles Rouges" in Arolla at 3646m

this local currency needs help since the persons who are taking care of it hope for people reinforcement.
The entire movement of this local currency is pretty much misunderstood by the people of the region who prefer pay by contactless cards and basically pay by any numeric devices.
Probably because we are living in a world where financial transactions are pretty well installed and it's difficult for any alternatives to find it's way through what's already efficient.
It's a bit of a shame because the purpose of a local currency is to make the people ask themself "what is like to have confidence into a note, what does it represent and where the money goes for what benefits at which price" At Ademus our role has been to release the design but not only, it matches with our sense of questioning existing purposes.
Obviously as the creators of those visuals, we are hopping it will continue to be spent in Valais

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