This piece plays on the words of XTX’s mission statement: ‘provide consistent liquidity, helping market participants throughout the world obtain the best prices in the various assets classes we cover, regardless of changing market conditions’. The idea of liquidity inspired us to create a staircase which uses the illusion of water elegantly falling through its centre, with the surrounding walls and ceiling becoming part of this installation – we played with copper conduits to emphasise the appearance of a liquid system running through the foundations of the building.
XTX’s founder, Alex Gerko, is a mathematician with a passion for scientific and mathematical art and design. His team are known for their inherently inquisitive minds – always looking to understand the world and the hidden mathematics behind it. This became the core inspiration for the series of works we created across their London HQ, celebrating the complex and intelligent nature of the XTX world.