Free Money

August 31st - September 16, 2011 In Practice - A group show at New Wight Gallery, UCLA Broad Art Center, Suite 1100 240 Charles E. Young Drive Los Angeles, CA 90095 Featuring Free Money - a wall and audio piece referencing the Patti Smith song, Free Money - part of my ongoing visual hagiography series …

FOOD 5

SPIRULENT GREEN The hunt for Spirulent Green began at the tree dotted picnic area adjacent to the Grace E. Simons Lodge in Elysian Park at 1:00 PM, December 5th. Lisa Tucker and Ron Chiarello invited participants to join them in gathering Spirulent Green (aka Spirulina).  Ron had a ‘scope to see the algae collected and …

FOOD 4

AMERICAN MINIMALISM: THE PICNIC FOOD 4 was presented by Alice Tseng & Jeremy Rotsztain on December 5th at the Elysian Park tree grove. They invited participants to spend a lazy Sunday afternoon under the trees in an effort to celebrate Americana, Minimalism, and Picnics. Installed in the tree grove were piñatas made for Sol LeWitt, …

FOOD 3

New Zealand artist and writer Tessa Laird presented FOOD 3 in Auckland on November 6th. Helga Fassonaki remotely recreated her Rainbow-Coloured Repast on November 14th in Elysian Park.  Each event featured artists who had been selected to prepare and share a dish in Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Indigo, and Purple. November 6, 2010 - …

FOOD 2

FOOD 2 took place on Sunday October 31 from 1 to 3pm at Elysian Park. Amy Howden- Chapman joined chef hands with Helga Fassonaki and Andrew Scott as they combined hand-picked fall produce from Oak Glen Farms to produce a seasonal pumpkin and apple feast. Menu: white pumpkin soup yellow squash and zucchini curried barbecue …

FOOD 1

An essential human experience, how can artists mobilize the democratic possibilities of the discourse around food cultivation and eating? What do we have to share? Experienced pickler Jen Smith asked participants to bring ideas, inventories of artist projects and community resources, interest and/or something to eat to contribute to this gathering within the temporary autonomous …

FOOD

FOOD is a series curated by Helga Fassonaki in conjunction with EPMoA's concurrent exhibit at LACE galleries (October 13 - December 19, 2010).  Artists are asked to position themselves as chefs or hosts - as a catalyst for gatherings, conversation/dialogue, exchanges (political/social) and interactions within the boundaries of Elysian Park.  Artists may choose to prepare …