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Politics of Food

 - Politics of Food
This publication critically assesses and illuminates ways in which the arts can confront food-related issues, through the contributions of artists, anthropologists, activists, agronomists, and chefs.
The last decade has witnessed a proliferation of artists and artist collectives interrogating the global politics and ethics of food production, distribution, and consumption.
As an important document of new research and thinking around the subject, this book, co-published with Delfina Foundation, contains reflections on food by prominent artists, anthropologists, and activists, among others. Interviews with chefs, policy makers, and agronomists critically assess and illuminate the ways the arts confront food-related issues, ranging from the infrastructure of global and local food systems, its impact on social organization, alternatives and sustainability, climate and ecology, health and policy, science and biodiversity, and identity and community.
Contributions by Kathrin Böhm, Center for Genomic Gastronomy, Leone Contini, Cooking Sections, Chris Fite-Wassilak, Amy Franceschini & Michael Taussig, Fernando García-Dory, Melanie Jackson, Dagna Jakubowska, Nick Laessing, Jane Levi, Candice Lin, Poppy Litchfield, Christine Mackey, Taus Makhacheva, Elia Nurvista, Senam Okudzeto, Thomas Pausz, Daniel Salomon, Vivien Sansour, Standart Thinking, Serkan Taycan, Lantian Xie, Raed Yassin.
Edited by Dani Burrows and Aaron Cezar.
Texts by Tim Lang, Raj Patel, Harry G. West.
Conversations between Ferran Adrià and Marta Arzak, Tamara Ben-Ari and Asunción Molinos Gordo, Mark Hix and Patrick Holden, Michel Pimbert and Tomás Uhnák, Michael Vazquez and Michael Rakowitz.

Graphic design: Marco Ugolini, Objectif.

Published with the Delfina Foundation.

 
2020 (publication expected by 1st quarter)
English edition
18 x 24 cm (softcover)
240 pages
 
24.00
 
ISBN : 978-3-95679-516-9
EAN : 9783956795169
 
forthcoming


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