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Michael Goldberg

Michael Goldberg is an artist and lecturer at Sydney College of the Arts who explores the gameplay involved in the world of trading stocks (catchingafallingknife.com). His work examines stockmarkets as highly complex organisms although their financial cycles are generally simplified as being either 'boom or bust'.

In fact these cycles arise out of a multitude of personal psychologies and are the evidence of an almost inconceivable number of transactions, or 'face-offs', between buyers and sellers. In reality, markets perform to an elaborate choreography. They unfold daily, minute by minute, second by second into a sequence of arabesques and set moves responding to constantly shifting global algorithms. 

Lives and works

Australia
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