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 …

New Horizons, To You

Media Povera Exhibition, Blue Oyster Gallery, Dunedin, NZ New Horizons, To You, 2010 Three years ago GDR (Global Dwarf Recordings) launched New Horizons, an interplanetary teepee probe into space after president George W. Bush unexpectedly signed a $110,000,000 bill towards GDR's NASA-independent space exploration program. GDR was founded in Los Angeles in 1937 by a …

Golden Crop

Rotating Corn (top 1/2 of corn - chocolate, bottom 1/2 of corn - bronze). Over time the chocolate disintegrates over the bronze whilst the bronze half lasts forever. Golden Crop, 2009