GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER
— Alon Schwabe and Daniel Fernandez (Cooking Sections) in dialogue with Seppe Nobels (Instroom Academie)
→ 'EXPANDING ACADEMY'
→ 28.1.2022 at 19:30 → De Lange Zaal, Academie + live stream
On Friday 28 January 2022, the London based artist duo Cooking Sections (Alon Schwabe and Daniel Fernandez), who examines the systems that organise the world through food, share their artistic practice in a public lecture (Guess Who's Coming to Dinner).
Using site-responsive installation, performance and video, they explore the overlapping boundaries between art, architecture, ecology and geopolitics. Established in London in 2013 by Daniel Fernández Pascual and Alon Schwabe, their practice uses food as a lens and tool to observe landscapes in transformation. They have worked on multiple iterations of the long-term site-responsive CLIMAVORE project since 2015, exploring how to eat as humans change climates. In 2016 they opened The Empire Remains Shop, a platform to critically speculate on implications of selling the remains of Empire today. Their first book about the project was published by Columbia Books on Architecture and the City. Cooking Sections was nominated for the 2021 Turner Prize.
Cooking Sections will be Artist-Guest Tutors for the 2023/24 Expanding Academy program.
The Expanding Academy will collaborate with them on their long-term CLIMAVORE project asking how our diet can respond to the climate emergency.
(image: Cooking Sections CLIMAVORE: On Tidal Zones. Photo: Nick Middleton)