Delfina Foundation

ALL EVENTS: THE POLITICS OF FOOD 2

18/03/15 — 06/06/15

 

The second iteration of The Politics of Food focuses on sub-themes Sex, Diet and Disaster. As part of the public programme Delfina Foundation is hosting a series of events including an exhibition, artist talks and dinner discussions, performances and performative dinners as well as film screenings. Please click more information to navigate to the dedicated event page with information on how to RSVP.

CURRENT EXHIBITION & UPCOMING EVENTS

Stirring in the Pot of Story
Tuesday 19 May, 18:00-21:00
Delfina Foundation
Exhibition curated by Nat Muller. What and how we eat is very much influenced by power play. Stirring in the Pot of Story looks at how historical narratives of power and manmade disaster and its aftermath have influenced our foodways. Exhibition runs until 13/06, daily 11-18:00 (except Sundays)
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FREE


(C)rice(S) - An evening of crisis foods
Thursday, 4 June, 19:00-21:30
Delfina Foundation
The Transcultural Memory students from the MA Contemporary Art Theory and Global Arts at Goldsmiths propose an evening of crisis foods in which they explore how food and crisis are interrelated.
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Suggested donation: £10 


 

PAST EVENTS

On Commensality: The Act of Eating Together. Crisis or Transformation?
Wednesday, 8 April, 18:30–20:30
Delfina Foundation
A conversation between Marta Arzak and Harry West (50mins) followed by a tasting.
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Sex, Diet and Disaster: A Sound Seminar
Thursday, 16 April, 19:00
Rotherhithe Library
Standart Thinking and Jon Wozencroft present a sound seminar examining sex, food and famine.
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How Do We Want To Eat, If It Happens: An Emergency Provision Dinner
Tuesday 21 April, 19:00
Delfina Foundation
Performative dinner based on a selection of disaster scenarios led by Michael Guggenheim and Judith Kroell.
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Gazing At The Highlanders, Gazing From The Highlands
Monday 29 April, 18:30
Delfina Foundation 
Performative dinner with Taus Makhacheva explores the changing relationships to food in the Russian Caucasus. 
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Politics of Fermentation
Monday 6 May, 18:30-20:30
Delfina Foundation 
Fermentation workshop led by Daniel Salomon
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Tasting Power: The Politics of Food Diplomacy
Tuesday 28 May, 19:00-21:30
Delfina Foundation
Resident curator Dagna Jakubowska creates a special performative dinner designed to reveal the culinary aspects of diplomacy and power.
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Exhibition Tour
Saturday 30 May, 11:00-12:00
Delfina Foundation
Join curator Nat Muller on a tour of Stirring the Pot of Story.
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Fountain For The Unknown Protester
Saturday, 30 May, 11:00-19:00
Location: Colvestone Crescent, Dalston Street Market, Dalston
Public artwork and participative intervention by Matheus Rocha Pitta.
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Who Ate Marina Warner?
Tuesday, 2 June, 18:30
Delfina Foundation
Reading by UK Associate Navine G Khan-Dossos followed by a conversation with Aaron Cezar, Director of Delfina Foundation, based on Marina Warner’s BBC Reith Lecture series, in particular the installment, Cannibal Tales: The Hunger for Conquest.
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