Eat It: Artists Explore Food & Consumption

April 4 - May 12, 2013   
Opening Reception:
Thurs. April 4, 6-10pm
First Friday:
April 5, 6-10pm
Artists' Talk: April 6 @1pm
Slow Art Day: April 27, 1-3pm
Eating Place, An Urban Foraging
      Workshop with Spurse:
May 3, 10am-4pm
The Civil Appeteites with Spurse: May 3, 7-10pm

Art of The Mix - Tax Day: April 15, 6-9pm
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Eat It presents the works of artists and collectives who explore Food and Consumption from very different angles. Eat It continues a new series of exhibitions focusing on national and local artists who document our most pressing current issues and explore the topics that shape our world today.

Stefani Bardin
Christine Chin
The Counter Kitchen
  (Stefani Bardin & Brooke Singer)
Brady Dillsworth
Tatiana Kronberg
Andrzej Maciejewski
Spurse

   
Stefani Bardin's (New York, NY) video and performance artworks explore our understanding of food ingredients & chemicals, food production at the intersection of art, technology, science, community and dining. Bardin works solo and in collaboration with other artists. She has been a resident at Eyebeam Art + Technology Center in New York, a fellow at TEDx Manhattan and has exhibited and screened her work at numerous galleries and art centers. Eat It includes the video Market Research, by The Counter Kitchen, a collaboration between Brooke Singer and Stefani Bardin.
Stefani Bardin  
Christine Chin (Geneva, NY) considers the evolution of what we eat and how we interact with our food through alarming and sometimes grotesque photo-based artworks and videos. Eat It features works from Chin's current project The Sentient Kitchen. Chin has been the recipient of A Fulbright Fellowship, and presented her work in Juxtapoz Magazine and galleries throughout the US and Internationally.
Shuttling Shakers by Christine Chin  
  Brady Dillsworth (Rochester, NY) has worked as a photojournalist, wedding photographer and documentary photographer for over 10 years. Dillsworth has recently turned his attention toward documenting one of Rochester's most important issues: Food security. Eat It includes Dillsworth's portraits of families who are struggling with food shortages.
Brady Dillsworth  

Tatiana Kronberg (New York, NY) works in various media, often bringing together figments of complex traditions and rituals. Eat It features Kronberg's satirical and icky Cooking Chanel video and photographs. Kronberg has been artist in residence at Banff Centre in Alberta, Canada. Her work has been exhibited at Family Business Gallery and SmartSpaces in New York, NY and Socrates Sculpture Park in Queens, NY.

 

Cooking Chanel by Tatiana Kronberg  

Andrzej Maciejewski (Ontario, Canada) is a photographer whose work explores our complex relationship with nature, our reverence for all things 'natural' and our attempt to control anything wild. Maciejewski's work has been widely exhibited internationally including at the Christensen Center Art Gallery in Minneapolis, MN. Foto-Art Gallery, Czestochowa, Poland and National Museum of Photography in Norway. Eat It includes 8 photographs from his Garden of Eden series, which re-presents traditionally styled still life scenes with a subtle, contemporary twist.

 

Garden of Eden by Andrzej Maciejewsk  

Spurse is a national research and design collaborative that catalyzes critical issues into collective action. Spurse has designed and organized numerous public events and exhibitions that bring together diverse stakeholders, contributing to national and international exhibitions including BMW Guggenheim Lab, Experimental Geography. For Eat It, Spurse will build upon their recent project Eat Your Sidewalk, through an experimental dinner event and installation (The Civil Appetites) aimed at exploring future food ways, community and sense of place in Rochester, NY.

Please join us on May 3rd, for an informational walk and experimental dinner event with Spurse aimed at exploring future food ways and commons. thecivilappetites.org
Eating Place, Urban Foraging Workship with Spurse: May 3, 10am-4pm
The Civil Appetites: Dinner with Spurse: May 3, 7-10pm

   

Art of The Mix - Tax Day: April 15, 6-9pm
Join us for an evening of local flavor from Rochester’s top mixologists.
80 tickets available, $50 per person. Proceeds benefit RoCo’s programming.
Call for tickets: (585) 461-2222    more information

Underwritten by:

Sponsored by:
 

Rome Celli
  Exhibitions at RoCo are funded in part by:
The Rochester Area Community Foundation
The Gouvernet Arts Fund
The Ames-Amzalak Memorial Trust
The Mary S. Muilligan Charitable Trust
The Foster Charitable Trust
The John & Barbara Lovenheim Charitable Trust
The Samloff Family Fund