A visual peek into the world of cash
CashEssentials, together with the photo contest platform Wipplay, have hosted a number of photo contests throughout the years offering a unique journey in the world of cash and illustrates its numerous social, economic and artistic attributes.
Open to photographers across the globe – both amateurs and professionals, each photo contest has its own theme with the overarching goal of demonstrating cash’s versatility, accessibility and its contribution to a healthy economy:
2017: “Happy Cash, When Cash Connects People”
2018: “Cash Me If You Can – The Traveler’s Discreet Companion”
2019: “Small Bill, Big Thrill: A Little Cash Goes a Long Way”
2020: “Imagine Currency”
In total, almost 10,000 entries have been received while an exceptional jury with experts from the fields of money, design and art made their panel selections on a yearly basis.
Below, is a map of selected photo submissions from across the world portraying the artistic dimension of banknotes and coins.