Archive for Feasting on Art

Seer as Seen: Maurice Merleau-Ponty’s concept of reversibility applied to food-art

Paper presented at HDR Conference (Panel 4), UNSW Art & Design, 4 September 2018.

Allan Kaprow, Eat. 1964, installation view, installation view towards front entry with bridge centre, two performers serving wine, and apples suspended from the ceiling


This PhD research addresses modern…

Scentual Encounters

Scents are invisible, intangible, volatile, and transient. Our olfactory register is bombarded as we navigate daily life. Nearly all the products we use on our bodies (shampoo, lotion, make-up, toothpaste) and our homes (laundry detergent, dish soap, floor cleaner) are…

‘reminiSCENT’ exhibition

reminiSCENT | 25 July to 11 August 2018 | MAY SPACE, Sydney

reminiSCENT surveys contemporary artists initiating multisensory experiences through olfactory encounters. Smelling is classified as a “bodily sense” in that along with touch and taste, in order to be ‘known’ or perceived,…

‘Mouthfeel’ at Upper CVPA Gallery, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

15 February to 9 March 2018 | Upper CVPA Gallery
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth


Mouthfeel is currently screening at Upper CVPA Gallery, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth in the United States. This exhibition features the work of Hillerbrand+Magsamen, Hannah Raisin, Nina Ross, Martynka Wawrzyniak,…

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…

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.…

‘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…

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…

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…

‘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…

‘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…

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…

‘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…

Further Reading – 16 March 2015

: 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,…

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…