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Cash for Gold

A project in London, United Kingdom by Joe Giacomet

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A beautifully crafted single image poking fun at the London 2012 Olympic legacy.
Backers: 40
Average Pledge Per Backer: £38

Funded: £1,517 of £1,500
Dates: May 17th -> Jun 9th (24 days)
Project By: Joe Giacomet
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Latest News

This Kickstarter is Meant to Fund the Creation of One Image

May 23rd - via:
Most Kickstarters try to fund the creation of a series of images. But this latest project from Joe Giacomet is all for the creation of one image in the studio. Entitled, “Cash for Gold” it follows the story of an Olympic mascot that stuck around even after the Olympics are over. But now that no one is talking about it, the mascot decides to sell this gold medals (Read More)

Wenlock costume purchased

May 21st - via:
So the funding is on track and i've decided to jump the gun and buy the Wenlock costume!  I want to get this shot as soon as possible after the funding period finishes and as he's coming all the way from China he'll take a few weeks to get... (Read More)

"Cash for Gold" by Joe Giacomet

May 18th - via:
The photograph is a satirical look at the London 2012 Olympic Legacy as Joe wonders what might happen to the mascots after the games have gone. “The story goes that after a post Olympic depression Wenlock starts gambling living for the highs not seen since the summer, however these were short lived and drink soon becomes a problem,” Joe tells us. (Read More)

Tongue-in-cheek Olympics photograph campaign

PPOTY 2012 Location Flash category winner Joe Giacomet has been busy creating more eye catching works, recently including a rather tongue-in-cheek photograph of the 2012 Olympics (Read More)

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