Saturday, November 9, 2013

Consumed: Nourishment and Indulgence

installation shot, Ponder Food as Love

CONSUMED Nourishment and Indulgence
Curated by Jacqueline Nathan with Marce Dupay and Wynn Perry. 
Willard Winkleman Gallery
Bowling Green State University
September 6 - October 9 2013

Food is unlike any other object of consumption because it is necessary for life, yet we have highly complex societal, cultural and individual relationships with it. The work in this exhibition considers some of the issues, attitudes and associations that food engenders and symbolizes. Artists included
Katharine Kuharic
Monika Malewska
Portia Munson
Debra Priestly
Tara Sellios
Dennis Wojtkiewicz
April Wood
ArtTalkSue Coe  Friday, September 13th at 7 p.m., followed by a reception for the artists.  Coe is renowned as an animal rights activist and artist. She recently published Cruel.

ArtTalk: Cynthia Baron Sunday, September 15th at 3 p.m. (immediately before the first film).   Watch What You Eat: Food Documentaries and the Counter-Cuisine Movement by this BGSU professor and co-author of Appetites and Anxieties: Food, Film and the Politics of Representation (2013)

ArtTalk: Debra Priestly Monday, September 16th, at 5 p.m. Priestly''s prints and mixed media work often use canning jar images to indicate the preservation of African-American history.

Films included in the Sunday Munch series are: 

The Garden (2008): A group of mostly working class, Latino South Central farmers fought the good fight—and they''re still at it— for the basic human need to grow food. in this Academy Award nominated film.

Super Size Me (2004): A cult classic with Morgan Spurlock eating his way to bad health on a month''s worth of McDonalds.

Food, Inc.(2008) : The rock stars of the ethical eating movement —Michael Pollan and Eric Schlosser— weigh in on all that is wrong in American''s industrialized food system.
Consumed Exhibition Poster

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