Unequal Wealth

The Minimum Wage Machine (2016)

A visual depiction of the minimum wage in the UK. The machine releases one penny every 5 seconds. After one hour the machine has released 720 pennies, the minimum wage in the UK for somebody 25 years and over (2016).

The accompanying photography project comments on the disparity and inequality of the distribution of wealth in the UK.

Minimum Wage after 1 hour’s work vs Average Wage of an FTSE 100 CEO after 1 hour’s work:
£7.20 vs £1250.00