Zusammen draussen. http://www.sparwasserhq.de/Index/HTMLsep3/picnicF.htm
Do we trust our local dirt?
Artist Julia Mandle invited her friends to bring some of their local soil to a faux-dinner party. Together they baked Dirty Cookies.. “With increasing questions about the sources, quality and safety of our food, the relationship of soil to food production and consumption is an especially critical issue in communities throughout the world.” ...
Permanent Breakfast →
“One person invites to breakfast in a public space - the invited persons (usually 4) commit themselves to organize another public breakfast with different persons in a different place as soon as possible, and so on and so forth. Following the snowball principle, there would be 1.6 mio. people publicly breakfasting no later than on the tenth day.” How about we.. ?
Dressing the meat of tomorrow
http://www.james-king.net/projects/meat “Recent advances in tissue engineering have enabled us to grow meat without the expense, cruelty and traditions of rearing the whole animal. This project examines how we might choose to give shape, texture and flavor to this new sort of food in order to better remind us where it came from.”
Josh Greene's Luncheon
http://www.josh-greene.com/ “For six weeks I prepared and served a weekly lunch for the staff of a local alternative art space called Southern Exposure. I encouraged the staff to use the meals as an opportunity to invite members of the community to lunch with them and discuss various issues related to running an alternative art space.”
Research Block // Warm Up
This was our first field trip around the block of the Design Institute in Berlin. With pencils and index cards at hand the team dispersed and observed the terrain for about 30 minutes focusing on: Food habits of the locals, signifiers, trails of waste, food as a bonding and excluding element, food for thought and other species, cigarettes, numbers, wrappers and more. An introduction to the...
Tampopo // Food in Movies
Food Print Manhattan & other projects by the Why...
Food Print Manhattan is a research project conducted by the Why Factory, a Dutch think tank somehow connected to the University of Delft, NL. It concentrates on models for future cities — this includes FOOD, naturally! Some of the questions they asked for this particular project: How much food do I consume? How much land is needed to grow it? Could we grow our food in the city? Could...
A collection of blogs that are dedicated to the edible estate.. Tendency: growing http://www.ediblegeography.com/ http://thegourmetfoodblog.deandeluca.com/ http://dinersjournal.blogs.nytimes.com/
In the first ever attempt at “Meatball Diplomacy”, Caravansarai teamed up with artists Arni Gudmundsson and Cristian Rieloff to host a competitive meatball eating extravaganza at the Supermarket Art Fair in Stockholm. On Saturday, February 20th at 6pm sharp, competitors lined up at the trough to compete for the coveted “Gravy Cup”. The ten competitors had 10 minutes to consume (without barfing)...
Internationale und interkulturelle Feiertage mit Essen Teil 4
Internationale und interkulturelle Feiertage mit Essen Teil 3
Hungry Ghost Festival →
Internationale und interkulturelle Feiertage mit Essen Teil 2
Internationale und interkulturelle Feiertage mit Essen Teil 1
Das grosse Fressen // Food in Movies
Kosher & Co. Über Essen und Religion.
Four unique festivities celebrated by people of distinct cultures are assembled in an archetypical scene of congregation. Visitors approaching a round table ﬁlled with empty dishes discover that these are actually telling personal stories about the symbolic meaning of food and rituals. Written by a story writer, these stories are are based on interviews and research carried out for this piece....
How food shapes our cities
Reife Mangos mit Salz
Marie-Françoise brings in under ripe mangoes with salt (Congo) by Going Places
Nice to meet you
http://www.hundertsekunden.de/2011/start/ Videowettbewerb zum Thema Essen! Läuft ab jetzt und gibt ein 100 Sekunden Limit vor. Ihr könnt gerne die “You Are What You Eat” Aufgabe den Wettbewerbsrichtlinien anpassen und daran teilnehmen.
Conflict Kitchen →
Conflict Kitchen is a take-out restaurant that only serves cuisine from countries that the United States is in conflict with. The food is served out of a take-out style storefront, which will rotate identities every four months to highlight another country. Each Conflict Kitchen iteration is augmented by events, performances, and discussion about the culture, politics, and issues at stake with...