Archive for the ‘food’ Category

Edible City: faces of the food revolution

Wednesday, December 9, 2009 17:55 No Comments

Above is the trailer for the forthcoming documentary from East Bay Pictures: Edible City which unfolds the story of the people who, in response to the global food crisis, have initiated a grassroots movement of growing a local and sustainable food system in the Bay Area of San Francisco. Edible City is currently in production […]

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NomadicMILK posts from Nigeria

Thursday, December 3, 2009 17:40 1 Comment

New media artist Esther Polak continues her journey across Nigeria executing her locative media art project Nomadic Milk that uses GPS technology to track the routes of a primary source of nutrition: milk. It is now possible to follow the project’s progress daily (or almost, depending on internet connection) from Nigeria at the blog space […]

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Images of the ‘new middle East’

Thursday, July 23, 2009 16:42 No Comments

image AyahBdeir Date: August 9 2009, Location Beiteddine Festival, Bierut, Lebanon. “images of the ‘new middle east’ ” is a commission by international artist and composer Guy Manoukian for an upcoming concert in Beiteddine, Lebanon. Beiteddine Festival is one of the oldest and finest festivals in the Middle East and is held in a 200-year-old […]

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Food and Cities: a call for balance

Tuesday, July 14, 2009 12:08 3 Comments

Frame form the film “HOME” by Yann Arthus-Bertrand. 2009 Food is indisputably one of the biggest challenges facing cities in 21st century that is seldom discussed. As cities grow at an unprecedented rate, food prices hit the roof and demand outweighs supply. So what can cities do to reintegrate food systems into the urban context? […]

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Interview With ‘Eating Designer’ Marije Vogelzang at DMY 2009

Wednesday, June 10, 2009 15:17 No Comments

Marije Vogelzang and Joerg Suermann, © Rosa Merk, Courtesy DMY Berlin Marcia Caines met with the self-proclaimed ‘eating designer’ Mariie Vogelzang (Proef), Dutch designer and food specialist at the 7th edition of the DMY design festival in Berlin where Marije prepared a Dutch Design Dinner; an interactive, colour-coded experience based on the designer’s research on […]

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