The Diebold Opteva 562 cash dispenser before it was installed inside a functioning organ that is 20-feet tall and seven-feet wide. The organ is located in the U.S. Pavilion at the 54th International Art Exhibition, la Biennale di Venezia in Venice.
A Diebold Opteva 562 cash dispenser after it has been is inserted into a functioning pipe organ that is made of wood and steel. The singular work of art is titled, Algorithm. The exhibit will be on display through Nov. 27, 2011.
A man withdraws cash from the Diebold Opteva 562 cash dispenser. The ATM plays music when its built-in sensor detects a customer's presence. Jennifer Allora and Guillermo Calzadilla created the work of art at the request of the Indianapolis Museum of Art.
The art exhibit is the initiative of Banca Nazionale del Lavoro, part of the Banque Nationale de Paris and Paribas Group. The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State also is involved.