Marije Vogelzang - is it food if you can't eat it?
What is the toolbox for designers working with food and how can we use the senses to act, communicate and shape a new food culture? A talk about the (philosophical) questions regarding food/eat - design and the senses.
Dr. Garmt Dijksterhuis - 'thwart cooking' and eating experiences
Inspired by the strict Futurists do's and don'ts in regard to dining and eating, Dijksterhuis worked together with creatieve chef Jasper Udink ten Cate to create 5 'thwart cooking' postulates, that aim to spawn the discussion about personal eating experiences.
Dr. Sanne Boesvelt - eating with the nose
How our nose guides our eating behavior, by signalling foods in the environment and steering our appetite.
The Futurist movement recognised that people 'think, dream and act according to what they eat and drink'. Futurist movement's founder F.T. Marinetti published the Futurist Cookbook in 1932; a provocative work about art disguised as an easy-to-read cookbook. The book developed recipes emphasising not only on food but also the importance of smell and tactile experiences. It incorporates the use of perfume, abandoning the use of fork and knives and the importance of aesthetics.
In the end of December Caro Verbeek, Mediamatic, Giulia Soldati and Cateringa & Kompanen will work together to create 5 reenactments of the Futurist Dinners. Tickets for the evenings will go on sale by the beginning of next week. Go here for more information and dates.
Odorama: Food Futurism
Thursday Dec. 8, 20:00
Mediamatic Biotoop, Dijksgracht 6, Amsterdam
Tickets: Students €5,- / Pre-sale €7,50 / Regular €10,-
Preceding the event you can grab something to eat and drink at Mediamatic ETEN