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Miku Sato - River Water Miso Soup

Miku Sato – River Water Miso Soup

Miku Sato, Soup: Japan and Taiwan Version 2014 single channel HD video – 6:45mins, edition of 8 + AP   Currently screening in Kitchen-Studio at MAY SPACE is Miku Sato’s film Soup: Japan and Taiwan Version. This is the second film in her Soup series that first began in 2011 in Seoul, South Korea. In...
Futurists - Cubist Vegetable Patch

Futurists – Cubist Vegetable Patch

In 1932, two full decades after the first Futurist Manifesto, Italian artist Filippo Tommaso Marinetti published La Cucina Futurista (The Futurist Cookbook); a collection of culinary related statements, newspaper articles, letters, accounts of banquets, and “formulas,” the Futurist term for recipes. This volume, which functions as an archive, outlines the various ways the Futurists used...
'Kitchen-Studio' at MAY SPACE, Sydney

‘Kitchen-Studio’ at MAY SPACE, Sydney

Kitchen-Studio | 10 October to 4 November 2017 | MAY SPACE, Sydney The artists in this exhibition take the space of the kitchen as the site of their performative artwork. The films echo the artwork of Feminist artists of the 1970s who utilised women’s work to challenge traditional ideas of domesticity. Utilising household gestures of...
Alison Knowles - Salad

Alison Knowles – Salad

In 1962 Alison Knowles conceptualised a set of written instructions, also called event scores, titled Propositions. Number two of the set simply states “Make a salad”; a command that she has implemented over the past fifty years at a number of events. The simplicity of the written instructions allows for an expansive interpretation of the...
Rirkrit Tiravanija - Curry Paste

Rirkrit Tiravanija – Curry Paste

Rirkrit Tiravanija was born in Buenos Aires to Thai parents and now lives between Berlin and New York City. He uses food as a tool to facilitate social exchange in his “situations”. Beginning in 1989, he began using cooking as a means to create an art experiences where he cooks and serves meals to visitors....
‘Mouthfeel’ at Northern Centre for Contemporary Art, Darwin

‘Mouthfeel’ at Northern Centre for Contemporary Art, Darwin

9 April to 7 May 2016 | Northern Centre for Contemporary Art, Darwin Mouthfeel is currently screening at Northern Centre for Contemporary Art in Darwin. Of the show NCCA writes: Mouthfeel is a collection of five films curated by Megan Fizell exploring the mouth through its navigation, ingestion and expulsion of edible and non-edible substances....
‘Mouthfeel’ at Parer Place Urban Screens, QUT, Brisbane

‘Mouthfeel’ at Parer Place Urban Screens, QUT, Brisbane

30 Nov to 10 Dec 2015 | Parer Place Urban Screens, QUT, Brisbane Mouthfeel is screening at the Creative Industries Precinct at Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane from Monday 30 November until Thursday 10 December 2015. This exhibition first screened at Brenda May Gallery in June 2015 and features the work of Hillerbrand+Magsamen, Hannah...
Gösta Diehl – Pan-fried Salmon

Gösta Diehl – Pan-fried Salmon

Gösta Diehl, Still Life with Fishes, 1953 Collection of Finnish National Gallery The Finnish artist Gösta Diehl was active in the first half of the 20th century and was known for his use of vivid colour in his paintings often composed in a cubist style. In July 2015, I travelled to Helsinki, Finland to spend...
'Mouthfeel' exhibition

‘Mouthfeel’ exhibition

Mouthfeel is defined as the physical sensations in the mouth created by food or drink. The objective of this exhibition is to stimulate a synaesthetic response in the viewer through the observation of these films. The mouth is used by these artists to trigger the sense of taste and touch by the ingestion of edible...
Further Reading – 16 March 2015

Further Reading – 16 March 2015

+ READ: I have an article in the current issue of IMPRINT magazine. The piece is titled “Squashings, pressings, and stains: food as a medium in printmaking and works on paper” and discusses the work of Ed Ruscha, Dieter Roth, Martynka Wawrzyniak, and Elizabeth Willing. The research pertaining to the practises of Ruscha and Roth...
Food Artists on Social Media

Food Artists on Social Media

Social media has become a useful tool for artists to share new work, current projects, and upcoming exhibitions. This page serves as a space to collate and collect the accounts of artists working within the niche of food/art as a tool for research and reference. The first part of this list is divided into artists...
Further Reading - 27 January 2015

Further Reading – 27 January 2015

+ VIEW: Claire Anna Waton’s film The Falling, created specifically for Sugar, Sugar, was exhibited in the Video Platform at Art Stage Singapore 2015, on view at Marina Bay Sands from the 22 to 25 January. In her artist statement she wrote, “The Falling continues Claire Anna Watson’s ongoing investigation with food as symbolic of...