Articles by: Hernán Gabriel Borisonik

Author Biography:

Hernán Gabriel Borisonik holds a doctorate in social science from the University of Buenos Aires, and is a professor in the School of Humanities at the University of San Martín (UNSAM) and a researcher at the Argentine National Scientific and Technical Research Council (CONICET). His books include Dinero sagrado (Sacred Money, 2013) and Support: Money as Material in Visual Arts (2017), free to access at until 31 July 2021.

Money Turns Abstract: A history of money and the emergence of Bitcoin

Is blockchain a weapon that serves to emancipate people, or to emancipate money? Is it a way back to money used as a means to an end, or the ultimate expression of its fetishism?