Politics of Food is the latest example representing the growing contribution from artists and artist collectives to food scholarship. In this collection, artists, activists, chefs, and scholars critically assess our food systems through art projects, conversations, and topical essays. The book stems from the Delfina Foundation’s program of the same name, which the editors Aaron Cezar and Dani Burrows have facilitated for several years. It represents a selection from the program’s art residences, public food events, and collective meals, with additional contributions inspired by its mandate. The book’s central contribution is the art featured from twenty-seven artists which provide a glimpse into numerous projects. Politics is loosely defined through the various subjects, ranging from artistic reflections on food and identity to broader topics such as food sovereignty, commensality, and haute cuisine. Collectively, the editors aim to use food to...
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Book Review| May 01 2021
Review: Politics of Food, edited by Aaron Cezar and Dani Burrows
Politics of Food, Edited by Aaron Cezar and Dani Burrows,
Berlin and London:
Sternberg Press and Delfina Foundation,
2019, 240 pp. Color illustrations throughout. £20.00, €24.00, $29.00 (paper)
Gastronomica (2021) 21 (2): 122–124.
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Pamela Tudge; Review: Politics of Food, edited by Aaron Cezar and Dani Burrows. Gastronomica 1 May 2021; 21 (2): 122–124. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2021.21.2.122
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